State Land Settlement, Durham, California [picture]. 1918-1919.


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

State Land Settlement, Durham, California [picture]. 1918-1919.

Photographs documenting the development of the State land settlement project at Durham, California. Views of houses and floor plans, agricultural buildings and machinery, crops and livestock are also included.

4 albums (265 photographic prints), ca. 6 boxes (glass negatives) : b&w.

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Mead, Elwood, 1858-1936 (person)

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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