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Browsing items in: Louisiana Ecology and Conservation, The Percy Viosca Jr. Collection

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    • Prickly Poppy near Creole

    • Creole (La.)--Photographs.; Wild flowers--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Cameron Parish. Camera looking along a road to a man on horseback with wildflowers blooming along a wire fenceline and an automobile, windmill, and buildings visible in background.
    • 1940 Apr. 22
    • Camp Wilson, dam on Sandy Creek.

    • Camp Wilson (La.)--Photographs.; Boy Scouts--Photographs.; Dams--Louisiana--Photographs.; Streams--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • The camera stands in the middle of a creek looking toward a group of boys standing on either side of a spillway on the far side of a low dam. Reproduced in Viosca's 1937 book Pondfish Culture , p.253. Caption reads, A crude but effective dam,...
    • ca. 1925
    • Pioneer bridge without nails, Camp Wilson.

    • Camp Wilson (La.)--Photographs.; Boy Scouts--Photographs.; Wooden bridges--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • The camera stands on one side of a dry ditch looking toward a group of boys standing on the other side behind a small bridge built over the ditch.
    • 1925 Aug. 06
    • Flooded trees

    • Floods--Louisiana--History--20th century--Photographs.
    • Camera looking down from levee at flooded area of trees.
    • no date
    • Gifford Sand & Gravel Company  at Forest Hill

    • Forest Hill (La.)--Photographs.; Gifford Sand & Gravel Company--Photographs.; Sand and gravel mines and mining--Louisiana--Photographs.; Sand and gravel pits--Louisiana--Photographs.; Cranes, derricks, etc--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Alex 12. noted in corner. Camera looking across flooded pit with gravel mounds to excavator in the background
    • 1925 July 04
    • Pond plants

    • Ponds--Louisiana--Photographs.; Aquatic plants--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking at surface of pond with plants
    • no date
    • Near Tangipahoa River at Fluker. Abandoned gravel pit.

    • Fluker Gravel Company--Photographs.; Tangipahoa River (La.)--Photographs.; Sand and gravel mines and mining--Louisiana--Photographs.; Abandoned mines--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking across flooded pit to rail cars in background.
    • 1925 May 28
    • Bayou Lacombe

    • Lacombe, Bayou (La.)--Photographs.; Bayous--Louisiana--Photographs.; Riparian areas--Louisiana--Photographs.; Cypress--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Written in another hand, Cypresses near Lake Pontchartrain. Camera looking across bayou to cypress woods on far shore.
    • 1936 ca. Feb.
    • Pearl River

    • Pearl River (La.)--Photographs.; Rivers--Louisiana--Photographs.; Swing bridges--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking from base of girder bridge across the river, with a moored pirogue and water pump on foreground.
    • 1923 Apr. 28
    • Clearing to trees

    • Trees--Louisiana--Photographs.; Brush--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking across low vegetation to trees
    • no date
    • House and palm tree

    • Wooden-frame houses--Louisiana--Photographs.; Palms--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking at a house and palm tree with other buildings including ‘Office’.
    • no date
    • Amite River at Port Vincent

    • Amite River (La.)--Photographs.; Port Vincent (La.)--Photographs.; Rivers--Louisiana--Photographs.; Riparian areas--Louisiana--Photographs.; Trees--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking up the river with trees on both banks, a jetty on mid-right bank and buildings in distance
    • 1922 Sept. 08
    • Man standing near water with large houses behind.

    • Monroe (La.)--Photographs.; Mosquitoes--Control--Louisiana--Photographs.; Lakes--Louisiana--Photographs.; Beulah Lake (La.)--Photographs.
    • Beulah Lake on Riverside Drive, Monroe. Camera looking at man standing in grassy area with some water, and large houses in background near body of water. See also F1702a.
    • 1922 May 05
    • Palmetto - Cane Brake near Micheaud

    • Michoud (La.)--Photographs.; Grasses--Louisiana--Photographs.; Palms--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Michoud, New Orleans. Camera looking into dense vegetation with palms
    • 1926 Apr.
    • Charged Fence La Furs

    • Vermilion Parish (La.)--Photographs.; Louisiana Furs (Corporation); Electric fences--Louisiana--Photographs.; Marshes--Louisiana--Photographs.; Roads, Earth--Louisiana--Photographs.; Men--Photographs.
    • Camera looking along an electric fence running through grassland, with an older man leaning against a post. See also F1226a
    • 1939 Jan. 21
    • Fishermen and car 2

    • Fishers--Louisiana--Photographs.; Fishes--Louisiana--Photographs.; Automobiles--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking at same young man holding strings of fish as in F1315a.
    • no date
    • Cypress trees in water

    • Lakes--Louisiana--Photographs.; Aquatic weeds--Louisiana--Photographs.; Baldcypress--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking across floating vegetation to cypress trees with body of water visible behind. Possibly similar scene to F1503a at Lake St. John
    • no date
    • Concrete dam at Beechwood 4

    • Indian Creek (La.)--Photographs.; Concrete dams--Louisiana--Photographs.; Fish hatcheries--Louisiana--Photographs.; Beechwood Fish Hatchery (La.)--Photographs.
    • Camera looking down on a man fishing below concrete dam. Two men and boy look down from dam. Same people as F1519b,c.
    • no date
    • Oil field 3

    • Oil fields--Louisiana--Photographs.; Oil well drilling rigs--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking across barren ground to an area full of oil derricks and various buildings. Some people can be seen to right.
    • no date
    • Jeems Bayou

    • Jeems Bayou (La.)--Photographs.; Oil fields--Louisiana--Photographs.; Oil fields--Louisiana--Caddo Parish--Photographs.; Oil well drilling rigs--Louisiana--Photographs.; Water--Pollution--Louisiana--Photographs.; Ponds--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking across holding pond with waste water being discharged from a pipe, near three oil derricks and some buildings. Dense trees beyond.
    • 1925 May 09
    • Couple in fancy dress 2

    • Costume--Louisiana--Photographs.; Men--Photographs.
    • Camera looking at man in dramatic pose dressed in costume. See also F1807a
    • no date
    • Yellow Jassmine   sic St Joe

    • Wild flowers--Louisiana--Photographs.; Saint Joe (La.)--Photographs.; Jasmine--Photographs.
    • St. Tammany Parish. Date stamped on reverse. Camera looking across wildflowers growing near a railroad track which is partly elevated on piers, and forest behind.
    • 1938 July 13
    • Amite River.

    • Amite River (La.)--Photographs.; Rivers--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • The camera stands in the middle of the river looking toward a fallen tree in the river.
    • 1929 Oct.
    • Ceremony, Camp Wilson.

    • Camp Wilson (La.)--Photographs.; Boy Scouts--Photographs.; Camps--Photographs.; Rites and ceremonies--Photographs.
    • The camera stands behind a small group of men and boys looking toward a boy standing at attention with a rank of boys standing behind him.
    • 1925 Aug. 08
    • Flooded village with rail line

    • Floods--Louisiana--History--20th century--Photographs.; Livestock--Louisiana--Photographs.; Men--Photographs.
    • Camera looking along higher ground in a flooded village to a man surrounded by chickens and cows. Rail line on right.
    • no date
    • Gifford Sand & Gravel Company  at Forest Hill

    • Gifford Sand & Gravel Company--Photographs.; Forest Hill (La.)--Photographs.; Sand and gravel mines and mining--Louisiana--Photographs.; Sand and gravel pits--Louisiana--Photographs.; Dredges--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Alex 11 noted in corner. Camera looking into flooded pit with barge containing pump, with conveyor tower in background. Negative has emulsion spots missing
    • 1925 July 04
    • Men near cleared trees

    • Cutover lands--Louisiana--Photographs.; Men--Photographs.
    • Camera looks along area of cleared trees to two men with buckets and pole
    • no date
    • Abandoned Pit of Fluker Company  at Tangipahoa  River.

    • Tangipahoa River (La.)--Photographs.; Fluker Gravel Company--Photographs.; Sand and gravel mines and mining--Louisiana--Photographs.; Abandoned mines--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • 5 Tang. noted in corner. Camera looking across flooded pit to trees with some structures on right
    • 1925 May 28
    • Bayou Lacombe

    • Lacombe, Bayou (La.)--Photographs.; Bayous--Louisiana--Photographs.; Riparian areas--Louisiana--Photographs.; Trees--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • 3rd Sunday in July, 1921. Camera looking from water down wide bayou bending right with trees along shore
    • 1921 July 17
    • Pearl River Station Rail  Road  Bridge

    • Pearl River (La.)--Photographs.; Rivers--Louisiana--Photographs.; Swing bridges--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking from river bank to bridge partly swung open.
    • 1925 Mar. 28
    • Fence-lined track

    • Homesites--Louisiana--Photographs.; Wooden fences--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking along track with wooden fence on one side and pieces of wood and posts on the other
    • no date
    • Sandy Creek.  Camp Wilson

    • Sandy Creek (La.)--Photographs.; Streams--Louisiana--Photographs.; Riparian areas--Louisiana--Photographs.; Trees--Louisiana--Photographs.; Camp Wilson (La.)--Photographs.
    • Camera looking down to a small waterway surrounded by trees
    • 1925
    • Grain elevators Westwego.

    • Westwego (La.)--Photographs.; Grain elevators--Photographs.; Waterways--Louisiana--Photographs.; Floods--Louisiana--History--20th century--Photographs.
    • Camera looking across water to the elevators.
    • 1922 Apr. 25
    • Shoreline near large body of water 3

    • Lakes--Louisiana--Photographs.; Shorelines--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking along shore of large body of water with pirogue and cows, and houses on higher ground among trees. View looking back to F1203c, d
    • no date
    • After Marsh Fire La Furs

    • Vermilion Parish (La.)--Photographs.; Louisiana Furs (Corporation); Marshes--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking across grassland. See also F1224d
    • 1939 Jan. 22
    • Woman with fish

    • Women fishers--Louisiana--Photographs.; Ponds--Louisiana--Photographs.; Fishes--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking at a woman standing near a body of water holding a fishing rod and fish.
    • no date
    • Picnic spot

    • Lakes--Louisiana--Photographs.; Picnic grounds--Louisiana--Photographs.; Lakes--Recreational use--Photographs.
    • Camera looking at a recreation area with pavillion, swings and seating beside a large body of water. A man is visible at water's edge.
    • no date
    • Concrete dam at Beechwood 5

    • Beechwood Fish Hatchery (La.)--Photographs.; Fish hatcheries--Louisiana--Photographs.; Concrete dams--Louisiana--Photographs.; Indian Creek (La.)--Photographs.
    • Camera looking up at concrete dam with 2 men and a boy standing on top.
    • no date
    • Oil field 4

    • Oil fields--Louisiana--Photographs.; Oil well drilling rigs--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking across grassed area to nearby oil derrick with building behind, and other derricks and a storage tank visible beyond
    • no date
    • Jeems Bayou

    • Jeems Bayou (La.)--Photographs.; Water--Pollution--Louisiana--Photographs.; Oil fields--Louisiana--Photographs.; Oil fields--Louisiana--Caddo Parish--Photographs.; Ponds--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking at two holding ponds with an oil drum, logs and pipes scattered nearby and two pipes discharging waste water. Dense trees beyond.
    • 1925 May 09
    • Couple in fancy dress 3

    • Costume--Louisiana--Photographs.; Women--Photographs.
    • Camera looking at woman dressed in fur costume. See also F1807a
    • no date
    • Two women in a garden

    • Women--Photographs.; Cottage gardens--United States--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking at two women standing together on a lawn in front of a house. 1937 written on border of negative.
    • no date
    • Near Tallulah

    • Wild flowers--Louisiana--Photographs.; Tallulah (La.)--Photographs.
    • Madison Parish. Camera looking across an area of blooming wildflowers growing amongst grass with trees in background.
    • 1939 May 03
    • Camp  Goodyear.

    • Camp Goodyear (La.)--Photographs.; Ground cover fires--Photographs.
    • The camera looks up a grassy slope toward the smoky line of fire.
    • 1924 Aug. 04
    • Mess Hall, Camp Wilson.

    • Camp Wilson (La.)--Photographs.; Boy Scouts--Photographs.; Camps--Photographs.
    • The camera looks toward a building with a porch. A boy facing the camera makes a semaphore signal in front of the steps leading up to the porch.
    • 1925 Aug. 08
    • Houses under water

    • Floods--Louisiana--History--20th century--Photographs.; Dwellings--Flood damage--Louisiana--Photographs.
    • Camera looking at flooded house and another nearby.
    • no date

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