Creator

Date Original

1950s

Description

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.

Physical Description

Photograph, 6" x 5"

Subjects

Agriculture; Agricultural facilities; Mills; Rice; Rice industry; Culverts; Waterways

Geographical Area

Jonesboro, Craighead County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

PHONE.0000929

Resource Type

Image

Collection

NEARA photo collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives

Recommended Citation

Drainage ditch workers, NEARA photo collection, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

Agriculture | United States History

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