An unidentified man points to a young pine tree growing at the American Legion forest. The forest was planted by members of the American Legion, a veterans' group founded in 1919. During the 1920's, the State sponsored reforestation competitions among various community groups and clubs. This image was created to record the reforestation efforts of the New York State Conservation Department.
July 16 1929
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87_3259.
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