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Thearl Adams (1922-2008)



  • Existence: 1922-10-14 - 2008-11-25


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dearl Adams & Project Ridley Collection

Identifier: BLIBR-0034
Scope and Contents Collection consists chiefly of 35 mm slide collection documenting Dearl Adams efforts to establish a rookery for the Kemp's Ridley sea turtle on South Padre Island. Images show turtles at different life cycle stages, including nests, eggs, hatchlings, adolescents and adults.Dearl Adams and his family (brother Thearl and wife Ethel) were citizen conservationists from Brownsville, Texas. The Adames led efforts to gather eggs from the sole Kemp's ridley sea turtle rookery in Playa...
Dates: c. 1966–1974