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    • Ted Y. Johnston

    • Irrigation; Canals; International agricultural assistance;
    • Ted Y. Johnston, M-K: Afghanistan project manager, on top of a concrete culvert, part of the Boghra canal system. Ted Y. Johnston was an American from Fresno, California. He joined M-K in 1946 as a manager of the California highway division. In...
    • Tarnak Canal

    • Sheep; Shepherds; Automobiles; Canals; International agricultural assistance;
    • Sheep drinking water from the Tarnak Canal. A teal-colored American car is in the background. Lyman Wilbur captioned this photo "End of the Tarnak Canal, Afghanistan."
    • T.Y. Johnston

    • Irrigation; Canals;
    • T.Y. Johnston, M-K Afghanistan project manager, poses on top of a culvert in a section of the Boghra canal system, possibly near Shagai Manda. Each concrete feature constructed on the canal system was numbered for maintenance purposes.
    • Sprouse-Rietz Variety Store Fire

    • Fire extinction; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Stores, Retail; Variety stores;
    • A fireman stands on top of a ladder with the fire hose shooting water onto the fire in the store. Smoke billows from above the store and billboard sign for Lucky Lager. Other firemen and people stand around the exterior of the building watching.
    • Sponsored H.R. 3732

    • Legislation; Environmental policy; Land use; Conservation of natural resources; Grazing; National parks & reserves; Roads;
    • A bill To designate certain lands in the State of Idaho as wilderness, and for other purposes, introduced by Larry Larocco.
    • Sheep in a canal

    • Irrigation; Canals; Shepherds; Sheep; International agricultural assistance;
    • An Afghan shepherd waters his sheep in a canal. The first phase of Morrison-Knudsen's 1946 contract with the royal government of Afghanistan was mostly funded by Afghanistan's export of a curly type of sheep wool called Caracul.
    • Public land right-a-ways (I)

    • Legislation; Land use; Conservation of natural resources; Public opinion; Roads;
    • Various responses to H.R. 1603, a bill to authorize appropriations for programs, functions, and activities of the Bureau of Land Management for fiscal years 1994 to 1997; to improve the management of the public lands; and for other purposes. These...
    • Party at Menzel Bagh

    • Tea parties; Foreign visitors;
    • At Menzel Bagh, the Morrison-Knudsen headquarters in Afghanistan, in the city of Kandahar, scenes of an outdoor party held in honor of Henrietta Wilbur and Marie Bonny, wives of M-K executives Lyman Wilbur and John Bonny. In this scene, women are...

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