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Walter Clay Lowdermilk: Soil Forest and Water Conservation and Reclamation in China, Israel, Africa and the U.S. Volumes I and II

Interviewee(s):
Lowdermilk, Walter Clay
Interviewer(s):
Chall, Malca
Title:
Walter Clay Lowdermilk: Soil Forest and Water Conservation and Reclamation in China, Israel, Africa and the U.S. Volumes I and II
Abstract:
Education, Oxford, and forestry training, Germany; US Forest Service work, 1915-22; Lumberjack Regiment, 1917-20; erosion research in China, 1922-27; doctoral studies, 1927-29; developing San Dimas Experimental Forest, 1929-33; Soil Erosion Service and Soil Conservation Service, 1933-47; land-use survey of Europe and Middle East, 1938-39; consultant on land and water problems, French North Africa and British African Colonies; demonstration projects in China, 1942-44; developing a soil conservation service and school of agricultural engineering in Israel, 1951-57; consulting in California; farm practices and food problems in the nations discussed.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Natural Resources, Agriculture, and the Environment
Interview date(s):
1967 1968
Project:
Community and Identity - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10879616
Rights:
Lowdermilk, Walter Clay. "Walter Clay Lowdermilk: Soil Forest and Water Conservation and Reclamation in China, Israel, Africa and the U.S. Volumes I and II." Interview by Malca Chall in 1967 and 1968. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1969.