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Rats in Cages

Date: October 12 1935
Description: Children observing captive white rats in cages.
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Teacher and Girls Looking at Chart

Date: October 12 1935
Description: Teacher and two girls looking at rat growth chart.
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Man with Pet Rats

Date: July 25 1934
Description: John Harrison, 616 Williamson Street, with part of his brood of doomed white rats. City health department ordered their extermination.
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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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Dorothy Johansson in University of Wisconsin Laboratory

Date: February 23 1945
Description: Dorothy Johansson, research assistant in zoology at the University of Wisconsin, performing an experiment using white rats to check techniques being develo...
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James L. Clark, City Health Inspector

Date: September 20 1947
Description: James L. Clark, Madison city health inspector, shown pointing to a map of Madison marked with X's signifying places with rat infestation.
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Rat Extermination

Date: September 30 1947
Description: James Capacio and John H. Endres, assistant to L.B. Kelly of the Solvit Chemical Company, distributing poison bread at the Shorewood dump in a rat extermin...
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Rat Extermination

Date: September 30 1947
Description: James L. Clarke, city health inspector, placing a warning sign on a fence at the Shorewood dump after workers distributed poison bread bait in the dump.
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Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Date: January 1948
Description: Two men in a laboratory weighing rats at the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.
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Spreading Rat Poison in Dump

Date: August 12 1948
Description: James L. Clarke (left) city health inspector, and Lewis B. Kelly (right) president of the Solvit Chemical Corp., are shown as they prepare to scatter the b...
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Scattering Rat Poison in City Dump

Date: August 12 1948
Description: Two men are scattering barium carbonate rat poison in a city dump located at the end of Fern Drive off Highbury Road near University Avenue. The land was o...
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Children and Their Pets

Date: April 02 1949
Description: Sharon Koepke, twelve-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip (Joy) Koepke, 830 Hiawatha Drive, with her pet white rat, "Bonnie".
Poster

Madison Tenant Union

Date: 1975
Description: Poster for the Madison Tenant Union, an organization created for tenants to improve housing conditions and offer guidance with tenant grievances against la...
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Rat Trap Advertisement

Date: October 31 1951
Description: A masked negative showing a rat trap, Kelly's "JUNIOR" RAT CAFETERIA, by the Solvit Chemical Company of Madison.
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Rat Bait Trap Contest Winner

Date: December 16 1951
Description: At left, Lynn Hazelbaker is shown demonstrating the winning entry of the Madison Youth Council's rat bait box building contest built by Edward Ripp, age 14...
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When I Wish to Catch Rats, I First Stop Their Holes

Date: 1860
Description: A seven-sided arrangement of Union ships and military camps surrounding 7 rats and one cat. Harpers Ferry is in the center of a circular design. The ship l...
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The Union Constitution Liberty and Laws!!

Date: 1860
Description: An elephant carries the Union flag with the words "THE CONSTITUTION LIBERTY AND LAWS!!" on it and wears another Union flag on its back. The elephant's fron...
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Professor Karl Paul Link and Dr. Mohan Singh

Date: July 15 1952
Description: Dr. Karl Paul Link, professor of biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin, right, is pictured with Dr. Mohan Singh, director of food preservations for t...
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Killer-Diller Rat Poison, Label

Date: January 17 1945
Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The red, green and black label features a drawing of a dead rat, with skull and cross...
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Dead Rat, Taylor Alley

Date: 1966
Description: A deceased rat lies on the ground near a wood pile.

80 people live in 21 buildings in the Taylor Alley neighborhood of Natchez. The occupants have 11 hyd...

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