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John Muir

Date: 1875
Description: Head and shoulders oval framed portrait of John Muir (1838-1914).

John Muir

Date: 1899
Description: A studio portrait of naturalist, conservationist, and writer John Muir.

White Pine Blister Rust Eradication Crew

Description: Six-man crew at Camp Mercer looking for ribes (gooseberries), a stage essential for the transmission of blister rust to white pines, working in a marsh are...

Southern Wisconsin Anti-Pollution Federation

Date: May 12 1948
Description: Group portrait of fifteen members of the Southern Wisconsin Anti-Pollution Federation, sponsors of an anti-pollution meeting to prohibit dumping of sewage...

Anti-Lake Pollution Mass Meeting

Date: May 12 1948
Description: Elevated view of members of the audience attending a meeting sponsored by the newly incorporated Southern Wisconsin Anti-Pollution Federation. The meeting...

Gaylord Nelson Canoeing The Namekagon River

Date: 1966
Description: Gaylord Nelson participates in a canoe trip down the Namekagon River in an effort to protect the river under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.

Gaylord Nelson at the Apostle Islands

Date: 1967
Description: Nelson sits in a canoe and looks out over the water around the Apostle Islands.
Book or Pamphlet

Gaylord Nelson Newsletter

Date: May 1970
Description: The front page of "The Gaylord Nelson Newsletter" announcing Earth Day 1970, with the headline: "Mass Movement Begins."

Dead Fish in the Yahara River

Date: September 20 1949
Description: Al Koppenhaver, a game warden for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, holding a bucket of dead fish that were removed from the Yahara River belo...

Dead Fish in the Yahara River

Date: September 20 1949
Description: Two Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources employees removing dead fish from the Yahara River near the Johnson Street bridge. The fish were evidently ki...
Magazine or Periodical

"Environmental Action" Cover Design

Date: March 03 1970
Description: The cover design of the magazine "Environmental Action: April 22" featuring a line drawing of multititudes of people clinging to and falling off of the Ear...

Donald Rock Wayside Park Dedication

Date: June 27 1954
Description: Two people walk near a large rock formation in a wooded area with a picnic table in the foreground. The occasion was the opening of a new wayside park loca...

Environmental Studies

Date: 1978
Description: Students at Wausau West High School involved in an innovative science project that studied energy consumption and pollution of the Wisconsin River.

Examples of Figures Showing Radiation Pathways

Date: July 1976
Description: Diagram showing environmental means by which humans can be exposed to radiation from nuclear power plants.
Map or Atlas

A Map of Toxic Sites in Milwaukee County

Date: 1993
Description: A map of Milwaukee County, indicating the locations of toxic sites and the types of toxic sites, ranging from those listed as a superfund site, industry re...

Earth Day 1970

Date: April 1970
Description: Acting on the suggestion of his mentor Senator Gaylord Nelson, Wisconsin congressman David R. Obey participated (here at a gym) at the first Earth Day even...

"The Thinker" Editorial Cartoon

Date: 1970
Description: Editorial cartoon depicting Rodin's "The Thinker" wearing a gas mask. The figure is surrounded by pollution, with a factory spewing smoke in the background...

Postage Stamp Honors Soil Conservation Efforts

Date: August 27 1959
Description: A new 4-cent postage stamp honors the American soil conservation effort by showing various phases of soil conservation. Shown (L-R) are: Russell Silverwood...

Arbor Day

Date: May 1997
Description: Arbor Day activities for school children at Theresa Fireman's Park: a light lunch, a slide presentation, and the planting of two trees.

Bill Voelker

Date: July 1997
Description: Bill Voelker, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Educator and Naturalist, poses near DNR building located between Mayville and Horicon.

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