MS 279 - Ohio ASCS Aerial Photos
|Title||MS 279 - Ohio ASCS Aerial Photos|
The records of the Ohio Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS) Aerial Photos were donated to the Center for Archival Collections in 1982, with the assistance of the Ohio State ASCS Office. The records, dating from 1969-1970, include maps and photographic prints.
No restrictions exist on the research use of this collection and duplication is permitted for research purposes. The collection was arranged and described by Devon Proudfoot in August 2013.
The Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service was an organization of the United States Department of Agriculture created in the year 1961. The agencies primary purposes were tasks such as conserving agriculture and farm products, granting loans to farmers for their purchases, and managing land, among other things. This particular collection of images came from the Ohio ASCS office.
In 1994, many agricultural agencies, including the ASCS, merged to join the currently existing Farm Service Agency. This new agency also combined the tasks of the Farmers Home Administration and the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation.
|Scope and Content|
The Ohio ASCS Aerial Photos collection is primarily comprised of maps and photographic prints of Ohio counties like Allen, Auglaize, Defiance, Mercer, Paulding, Sandusky, Seneca, Van Wert, and Williams.
The photographic prints are aerial pictures of the different areas of the counties. The dates of this photos range from 1969 to 1970. They are arranged alphabetically by county and then the pictures are sorted numerically by the number that was given to each one by the Ohio State ASCS Office.
MAPS, CHARTS, DIAGRAMS, GRAPHS, LISTS, ETC.