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  • Photo Caption:

    Growing up together.

  • Latitude:

    32.647222

  • Longitude:

    -85.389444

  • Date:

    1949

  • Image Source:

    Forest History Society

  • Sequence Name:

    Opelika Rotary Tree Planting Campaign

  • Collection:

    Public Land

  • Additional Context:

    In 1949, when Wallace "Wah Wah" Whatley was four, he posed next to this year old pine in a plantation planted by the Opelika (Alabama) Rotary Club. These seedlings were planted shortly after the Opelika Rotarians launched their tree planting campaign to put 35,000 acres of idle Lee County land into productive forest crops.

  • Creator:

    unknown

  • Rights:

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1949
All Images from the Opelika Rotary Tree Planting Campaign Sequence:
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