State Land Settlement, Delhi, California [picture]. 1920-1922.


Mead, Elwood, 1858-1936. State Land Settlement, Delhi, California [picture].

State Land Settlement, Delhi, California [picture]. 1920-1922.

Photographs documenting the development of the State land settlement project at Delhi, California. Views of the city, farm houses, temporary shelters, fairs, and agricultural exhibits of crops and livestock are included. Portraits of the State Land Settlement Board members and photos of irrigation pipes and agricultural machinery are also present.

4 albums (ca. 270 photographic prints), ca. 5 boxes (glass negatives) : b&w.

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Elwood Mead (1858-1936) was territorial engineer and later, the first state engineer of Wyoming, 1888-1899, and author of its first water code. From 1899-1907, he was in charge of irrigation investigations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was chairman of the Rivers and Water Supply Commission in Victoria, Australia, 1907-1915, professor of Rural Institutions at the University of California, 1915-1924, and Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1924 until his death in 1936....

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