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Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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.
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.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:2290
Creation Date:   date unknown
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Baraboo, Town of
County:Sauk
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Hunger, Edwin A. : Photographs and reminiscence, circa 1910-1940 and undated
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 3358
Original Dimensions:4 x 8 inches
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."
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