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Black and white photograph of unidentified workers improving a drainage ditch near the crossroads of Johnson and Burke in Jonesboro with Riceland Rice Mill in the background. A crane holds up a concrete culvert. Drainage ditches are critical to keeping farmland from reverting to swamp land.
Photograph, 6" x 5"
Agriculture; Agricultural facilities; Mills; Rice; Rice industry; Culverts; Waterways
Jonesboro, Craighead County (Ark.)
NEARA photo collection
Arkansas State Archives
Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives
Drainage ditch workers, NEARA photo collection, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.
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