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  • Photo Caption:

    Growing up together.

  • Latitude:

    32.647222

  • Longitude:

    -85.389444

  • Date:

    1955

  • Image Source:

    Forest History Society

  • Sequence Name:

    Opelika Rotary Tree Planting Campaign

  • Collection:

    Public Land

  • Additional Context:

    Six years make all the difference in the growth of a tree and a boy. The human yardstick is Wallace Whatley of Gunter Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama. [Tree is now seven years old, Whatley is ten. Tree was planted six years ago during a campaign launched by the Opelika (Alabama) Rotary Club.]

  • Creator:

    Six years make all the difference in the growth of a tree and a boy. The human yardstick is Wallace Whatley of Gunter Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama. [Tree is now seven years old, Whatley is ten. Tree was planted six years ago during a campaign launched by the Opelika (Alabama) Rotary Club.]

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1955
All Images from the Opelika Rotary Tree Planting Campaign Sequence:
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1955
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1957
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