Water Resources Department Records Guide, 1852-2000

Water Resources Image-Irrigated land brochure

(Enlarge image) Irrigated land was seen as an important feature to spur community development in the early 1900s. This 1909 brochure proclaiming "Irrigation is King" was distributed by the Canby Canal Company, which sold irrigated land in the area. (Water Resources Department Records, Photographs and Negatives, 93A-011, Box 2, "Call of the Soil" brochure)

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Agency history - learn about current Water Resources Department functions and significant historical developments.

Scope and content note - view summary of the major types of records, overall date spans and quantities, and useful research information.

Record series descriptions - browse descriptions of Water Resources Department records with series title, functions, date spans, quantity, and related information.

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Revised March 18, 2008 | GDH

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