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North West Woods, Pine Swamp, East Hampton, Long Island

View of five men in a pine swamp in East Hampton, Suffolk County on Long Island. The men may be reducing brush that could become fuel for a forest fire. The date is unrecorded, but may be May 11, 1939 based on the dates of similar images. This image was created to record the forest fire control activities of the New York State Conservation Department.
Identifier: NYSA_14297-87_1801
Date: circa 1939
Language: English
Repository: New York State Archives
Source: New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87, SARA No. 1801.
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Alternate Identifier: DMS ID Number: 139740
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