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Rotting logs and stumps left by the first exploitation of virgin timber (white pine). It was a common practice to use only the part of the tree to the first limb, the rest was left to rot. In most cases this resulted in wastage of about two thirds

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Title
Rotting logs and stumps left by the first exploitation of virgin timber (white pine). It was a common practice to use only the part of the tree to the first limb, the rest was left to rot. In most cases this resulted in wastage of about two thirds
Names
United States. Farm Security Administration (Sponsor)
Lee, Russell, 1903-1986 (Photographer)
Collection

Farm Security Administration Photographs

Lee, Russell

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1937-05
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: 010856-B
Topics
Wisconsin -- Forest County
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Title and date from Library of Congress.
Content: FSA Collection includes two copies of this photograph.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: Print Size: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Copy 2 missing corner at upper right.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 55002
TMS Object Number: 010856-B
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 57b7c150-af97-0136-928f-19a2dfb6bbf6
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1937: Created
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rotting logs and stumps left by the first exploitation of virgin timber (white pine). It was a common practice to use only the part of the tree to the first limb, the rest was left to rot. In most cases this resulted in wastage of about two thirds" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1937. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0a1e6480-af9a-0136-6c08-61122dca8879

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. "Rotting logs and stumps left by the first exploitation of virgin timber (white pine). It was a common practice to use only the part of the tree to the first limb, the rest was left to rot. In most cases this resulted in wastage of about two thirds" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 5, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0a1e6480-af9a-0136-6c08-61122dca8879

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. (1937). Rotting logs and stumps left by the first exploitation of virgin timber (white pine). It was a common practice to use only the part of the tree to the first limb, the rest was left to rot. In most cases this resulted in wastage of about two thirds Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/0a1e6480-af9a-0136-6c08-61122dca8879

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Rotting logs and stumps left by the first exploitation of virgin timber (white pine). It was a common practice to use only the part of the tree to the first limb, the rest was left to rot. In most cases this resulted in wastage of about two thirds