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BENEKER: FARMER, 1924.
'From the Soil.' Oil on canvas by Gerrit A. Beneker, 1924. EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
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0185633
LUNAR SOIL, 1973.
A photomicrograph of spheres and fragments in the orange soil which was brought back from the Taurus-Littrow landing site by the Apollo 17 crewmen, 1973.
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0114545
SOIL TREATMENT, 1951.
Radish plants sprouting in soil that has been treated with a synthetic soil conditioner, known as Krilium (left), contrasted with the results in untreated soil (right). Publicity photograph by the Monsanto Chemical Company, 1951.
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0114546
SOIL TREATMENT, 1951.
Dr. David T. Mowry, a researcher at the Monsanto Chemical Company's laboratories in Dayton, Ohio, contrasts the growth of kidney bean plants in soil that has been treated with a synthetic soil conditioner, known as Krilium (left), with the results in untreated soil (right). Monsanto publicity photograph, 1951.
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0163679
GROWING PLANT, 2002.
A plant growing in Spring, 2002. Full credit: contrast/Streubel - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0325286
MUNICH: RAILROAD, 1934.
Locomotive engine transports soil to a construction site near Munich. Photograph, 1934. Full credit: Heinrich Hoffman - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0099387
FLORIDA NATIVES, 1591.
Florida Native Americans tilling and planting. Line engraving, 1591, by Theodor de Bry after a now lost drawing by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues.
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0185364
MARS: ROCKS, 1997.
Three types of rocks on Mars: Yogi, large, rounded, and weathered (red arrow); Barnacle Bill and Cradle, smaller, angular, and unweathered (blue arrows); and white flat rocks (inset, white arrow). False-color version of a photograph taken by the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP), July 1997.
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0123999
IDAHO: FARM, 1939.
A farm for sale in Boundary County, Idaho with sandy soil which has led to unsuccessful clearing by four families that occupied the land since 1936. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, October 1939.
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0185179
APOLLO 17: LUNAR LANDSCAPE.
A view of the lunar landscape at the Taurus-Littrow landing site during the Apollo 17 mission, 12 December 1972, showing astronaut Harrison H. 'Jack' Schmitt with the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) at the rim of Shorty Crater. Family Mountain is visible in the center background. Photographed by astronaut Eugene Cernan.
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0108494
CONCENTRATION CAMP, 1945.
Women inmates working at the Ravensbrück concentration camp in northern Germany near the end of World War II, 1945.
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0175227
PEACE CORPS: SAINT LUCIA.
Peace Corps volunteer William Hundley engaging in a soil conversation project. Photograph, c1963.
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0185480
VIKING 2: MARS, 1976.
Sequence showing the Viking 2 obtaining surface samples of Martian soil. Photographed by the Viking 2, 25 September 1976.
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0173406
NATIVE AMERICAN FARMER.
A Native American woman tilling the soil in a field. Photograph, early 20th century.
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0184704
APOLLO 11: LUNAR SAMPLE.
Microscopic view of lunar soil collected by the Apollo 11 astronauts. Photomicrograph, 1969.
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0054273
APOLLO 17: LUNAR RAKE, 1972.
Astronaut Harrison H. 'Jack' Schmitt collecting samples with a lunar rake at the Taurus-Littrow landing site, during the Apollo 17 mission, 11 December 1972. Photographed by astronaut Eugene Cernan.
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0166762
LAVA BED: PLANT GROWTH.
Small plants beginning to grow on a lava bed. Photograph, c1971.
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0118716
CANADA: DROUGHT, c1934.
A deserted farmhouse and abandoned machinery on the Canadian prairies, surrounded by wind-blown top soil caused by drought. Photographed c1934.
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0123688
SHARECROPPER, 1936.
An African American sharecropper working in a cotton field near Eutaw, Alabama. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, July 1936.
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0185733
PATHFINDER: MARS, 1997.
A 360-degree panorama of the landscape of Mars as viewed from the Mars Pathfinder lander (foreground), showing the Sojourner rover as it approaches the large rock Yogi. Photographed by the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP), July 1997.
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0129597
EGYPT: FARMING, c1970.
Farmers plowing fields along the banks of the Nile River in Egypt, with the pyramids of Giza seen in the distance. Photographed c1970.
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0176062
PEACE CORPS: SIERRA LEONE.
Peace Corps volunteer Jack Chapman of San Jose, California (second from left), working with a road-building crew near Bo, Sierra Leone. Photographed by Paul Conklin, c1965.
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0185457
SPACE: RESEARCH, 1995.
Soil mineralogist chemist Dr. Douglas Ming conducting research into developing synthetic soil at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Photograph, 1995.
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0307456
FINE ART.
Giovanni Segantini (1858-1899), Dead Roe Deer. Full Credit: DEA / G. CIGOLINI / Granger, NYC -- All rights r
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0280637
ARCHAEOLOGY.
Jars unearthed at the archaeological site of Akrotiri on Thera, now Santorini, Greece. Minoan civilization, 16th Century BC. Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0185168
APOLLO 16: LUNAR RAKE, 1972.
Astronaut John Young collecting samples with a lunar rake near North Ray Crater during the Apollo 16 mission, 23 April 1972. Photographed by astronaut Charles M. Duke.
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0433526
NEW MEXICO: PIE TOWN, 1940.
Homesteader Mrs. Norris with cabbage in Pie Town, New Mexico. Photograph by Russell Lee, October 1940.
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0118717
CANADA: DROUGHT, c1936.
An abandoned farmhouse in the province of Saskatchewan, in western Canada, during a drought. Photographed c1936.
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0120338
CHINA: YANGTZE VALLEY.
Fields under cultivation in the Yangtze River valley in China. Photographed c1960.
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0247235
TUNISIA.
Gardens are divided into small plats to facilitate irrigation. Thomas H. Kearney.
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0252623
KANSU PROVINCE, CHINA.
A view of a ruined town through a hole shaken in its outer wall. Hayes-Hall Kansu.
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0093055
HAMPTON INSTITUTE, c1900.
Agriculture class studying plants and soil at Hampton Institute, Virginia. Photographed by Frances Benjamin Johnston, c1900.
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0325548
SOUTH DAKOTA: DUST STORM.
Drifting soil covering chicken coops during a dust storm in South Dakota. Photograph, 1935.6
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0123685
GEORGIA: PLOWING, 1937.
A sharecropper plowing a cotton field in Greene County, Georgia. Photograph by Dorothea Lange, July 1937.
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0322761
APOLLO 17: SOIL, 1972.
A close-up view of the orange soil seen by the Apollo 17 astronauts. Photograph, December 1972.
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0322523
APOLLO 15: FOOTPRINTS, 1971.
Boot prints from the Apollo 15 astronauts on the moon. Photograph, July 1971.
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0127603
DUST BOWL, c1936.
Soil from a drought-stricken cornfield in Michigan being blown across a road by 50-mile per hour winds, c1936.
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0127602
DUST BOWL, 1936.
Scene in Amarillo, Texas, during a dust storm. Photographed by Arthur Rothstein, April 1936.
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0127601
DUST BOWL, 1939.
A farmstead in Kansas during a dust storm. Photographed by B.C. McLean, July 1939.
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0121614
ROAD CONSTRUCTION. 1936.
A tool made by a worker to remove soil from the roots of trees in clearing the lake sites for road construction at the Berwyn project, Maryland. Photograph by Carl Mydans, February 1936.
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