MS 95
Weakley County Soil Conservation Records


The Soil Conservation Service was established in the mid-1930's in Weakley County, Tennessee by the United States Department of Agriculture to address the problem of soil erosion in the county The collection contains correspondence, field reports, newspaper clippings, maps, brochures, flyers, and photograph of the Soil Conservation Service's activities from 1938 to 1961. Included in the photograph's are members of the Civilian Conservation Corp. located in Dresden, Tennessee.

Box 1 of 2
Correspondence, Reports, Etc.

File No. Title Date

1 Report 1938-1939
2 Finis J. Garrett Lake Dedication - Brochure 1962
3 Finis J. Garrett Lake Dedication - Newspaper Clippings 1962
4 Save-enrich Our Soil Rally Flyer and Correspondence  
5 Soil Defense Day Flyer  
6 Save-enrich Our Soil Rally - Newspaper Clippings  
7 Weakley County Soil Conservation District Maps  
8 Miscellaneous  

Box 2 of 2

File No. Title Date

1 Dresden, Tennessee  
2 Aerial Photographs between Dresden and Martin 1949
3 Cypress Creek  
4 Dresden, Tennessee  
5 Gleason, Tennessee  
6 Greenfield, Tennessee  
7 Martin, Tennessee  
8 McKenzie, Tennessee  
9 Middle Fork Obion River  
10 Mud Creek Watershed  
11 Mud Creek Watershed  
12 Reelfoot-Indian Creek Watershed 1960
13 Thompson Creek Watershed 1960-1961
14 Thompson Creek Watershed  
15 Thompson Creek Watershed  
16 Weakley County (General)  
17 Weakley County (General)  
18 Weakley County (General)