National Geographic : 1944 Jul
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byCharles J.Belden Wyoming Sheep, Penned for Spring Shearing, Contribute Their Old Clothes to the Nation's Growing Stock Pile ofWool Texas and Wyoming are the leading wool States. Their herds, providing fleece to line airmen's jackets, play a part inbombing theAxis. Atthecutting gate aranch hand separates hardy Rambouillet-Merino ewes from their lambs. Each ewe will yield aboutnine pounds ofwool.