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Aldo Leopold



Aldo Leopold
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Title: Aldo Leopold
Description: Aldo Leopold, UW Professor of Wildlife Management, posed with binoculars, about to embark on an inspection and bird-watching tour of the Wisconsin River farm, a 140-acre weekend retreat for Leopold.

Image ID: 2290
Creator
Name:
Unknown
City, State: Baraboo, Town of, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Hunger, Edwin A. : Photographs and reminiscence, ca. 1910-1940 and undated
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
Written on the accompanying envelope, "These two pictures show Aldo Leopold in characteristic poses on that 140-acre farm on the Wisconsin River, a weekend retreat for the Professor of Wildlife Management, Wisconsin U. In one he's shown inspecting a young white pine tree, and the other about to embark on an inspection and bird-watching tour. The cane had a pointed end for probing purposes. When purchased it was a very much run-down farm with fertility near exhaustion. Every spring for 18 years planted 2000 trees. Now fast reaching its original forested aspect."
Subjects: Trees
Farms
Hats
Outdoor life
Science
Education
University of Wisconsin
Men
Outdoor photography
Portrait photography
Work clothes
Universities and colleges
Eyeglasses
Authors
Smoking
Cigarettes
Faculty
 

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