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Man Spraying Field Crops

Date: 1919
Description: Young man in a field spraying pesticide on crops for the Bowker Insecticide Company.
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Solvit Chemical Co. Sign at Entrance Door

Date: August 31 1939
Description: Solvit Chemical Co. sign nailed across two doors numbered 107 & 105, sign says: "Keep Out, Badger 4717 — Madison, Wis., 'Poison Gas' Fumigation."
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Wisconsin Pest Control Conference

Date: April 06 1950
Description: Group portrait of the 5th conference of the Wisconsin Pest Control, taken in the Crystal Ball Room of the Loraine Hotel.
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Wisconsin Pest Control Conference

Date: March 29 1951
Description: Group portrait of attendees at the Wisconsin Pest Control 6th Conference in the Waubesa Room, Park Hotel, 22 South Carroll Street.
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"Kelly's Rat Cafeteria"

Date: August 06 1951
Description: "Kelly's Rat Cafeteria," cross section view of the interior and also the front view, taken for Solvit Chemical Company.
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Spraying Outfits Catalog

Date: 1912
Description: Front cover of an advertising catalog for International Harvester spraying outfits. Includes a colored photograph of an apple tree.
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Homemade Mosquito Duster

Date: July 27 1944
Description: City of Madison staff demonstrating homemade liquid mosquito sprayer designed by Dr. Bernhard "Dommie" Domogalla, city biochemist. Left to right: LeRoy Joh...
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Woodchuck Problem

Date: 1915
Description: At Cornfalfa Farms two men try automobile exhaust to deal with their woodchuck problem.
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Battling Grasshoppers

Date: July 1938
Description: Loading a truck with bait at the county mixing station at Balsam Lake during the grasshopper outbreak in northwestern Wisconsin.
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Grasshopper Bait Station

Date: July 1938
Description: Grasshopper bait mixing station at Ellsworth.
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Making Grasshopper Bait

Date: July 1938
Description: At a small sawmill near Shell Lake, farmers shovel sawdust which will be mixed with a whey product and applied to fields for grasshopper eradication during...
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Making Grasshopper Bait

Date: 1938
Description: At the grasshopper bait mixing station at Fall Creek, two cement mixers were used to mix sawdust, a whey product, and sodium arsenite. So severe was the gr...
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Cranberry Dusting

Date: August 1936
Description: Airplane owned by the Agricultural Dusting Service of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, dusting a cranberry marsh in Wood County for leaf hoppers. The photographer...
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Cranberry Spraying

Date: 1940
Description: Boom spraying of cranberries, in the Wisconsin Rapids area and probably by members of the Asa Bennett family. This technique using a tractor was developed...
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Pfc. Glen Lindsey and Fly Traps

Date: July 26 1945
Description: Pfc. Glen Lindsey displays the fly traps he invented to trap thousands of flies in the Truax Field area.
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Spraying Trees with Pesticide

Date: 1922
Description: Two farmers operating a pesticide sprayer while another man looks on from atop a nearby International 8-16 tractor.
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McCormick-Deering 15-30 Tractor & Sprayer

Date: May 1923
Description: A farmer is driving a McCormick-Deering 15-30 tractor with a sprayer attachment in front of a farmhouse. Two men are working in the foreground.
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Mixing Pesticide

Date: April 1923
Description: Two men mixing arsenate of lead before starting out for the orchard on R.R. Roberson's farm. A man on a McCormick-Deering 15-30 tractor and sprayer is look...
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Barrel Sprayer

Date: 1923
Description: A man is using a horse to pull a barrel sprayer on a drag at Prof. Holden's farm.
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Barrel Spraying

Date: 1923
Description: A man is using a barrel sprayer to apply pesticide to a fruit tree on Prof. Holden's farm.

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