Guide to the Soil Conservation Service Prince William County aerial photograph collection, 1953-1981
Soil Conservation Service Prince William County aerial photograph collection C0271
Published by George Mason University Libraries
Passed in 1938, the Soil Conservation District Law of Virginia enabled individuals within Virginia to be able to direct programs with the goal of addressing and solving any conservation issues present in their communities. Prince William makes up one of forty-seven conservation districts in Virginia.
Prince William County's Soil and Conservation District, which is led by a five-member board, aims to protect and enhance the land belonging to the county. It also has many programs setup with that educate youth and adults on proper conservation techniques. The District also play a large role in water quality improvement throughout the county.
The collection is predominantly comprised of black and white prints of Prince William County. Most of the prints are 11x11 inches in size. Also included are map indexes which include detailed flight path grids which correspond to a majority of the prints. Maps like the ones included in this collection can be utilized in a number of different ways ranging from educational purposes to land development projects.
Organized by flight path.
There are no access restrictions.
There are no restrictions on personal use. Permission to publish material from the Soil Conservation Service Prince William County aerial photograph collection must be obtained from Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.
Special Collections Research Center also holds other collections that include aerial photography of Northern Virginia, including the Dorn McGrath Fairfax County and Loudoun County slide collection, the Charles Baptie photograph collection, and the Planned Community Archives collection.
Soil Conservation Service Prince William County aerial photograph collection, #C0271, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.
Processed by Bill Keeler in November 2017. EAD markup completed by Bill Keeler in November 2017.