Center of Southwest Studies

Collection  P 048:
E. Reeseman Fryer photographs
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Civilian Conservation Corps photos in Navajo country, circa 1930s

Subject access terms:
U.S. Civilian Conservation Corps.;
Work camps--Pictorial works;
Arizona--Description and travel--Views;
Navajo Nation

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Call # P0482007075012

Activity on the grounds of a CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) camp, probably in Navajo country. Tents and buildings are in the background.

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Call # P0482007075047

Navajo CCC enrollees constructing a "head structure" to prevent the continuing advance of a gully up a once richly grassed valley. The photo shows the depth of the highly erosive soils in this gully. This is a 1937 photo taken in the Ganado area. (This text is from Fryer's caption on the back of the photoprint.)

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Call # P048Box1F11CCC

CCC-ID stock tank construction in Monument Valley (Ariz.).  A view of about a dozen Navajo workers with wheelbarrows, with the "mittens" of Monument Valley (sandstone geological formation) in the background.

Navaho horses at water hole/ a Jack Snow photo

Call # P048010209

Water hole: The great Navajo horse roundup, 1939, photo by Jack Snow, U.S. Indian Service.

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Call # P048010601B

A number of emaciated horses are feeding in the foreground.  A number of Navajo men are seated on horseback in the background.

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Call # P048011103

A number of emaciated horses are feeding in the foreground.  A number of Navajo men are seated on horseback in the background.

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