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Erwin Alfonsus with Bees

Date: August 09 1934
Description: Portrait of Erwin Alfonsus, University of Wisconsin entomology department's "bee man," with hand covered with bees. There are beehives in the background.
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Man with Bees

Date: December 10 1910
Description: A man displays a stick that has bees and honeycomb hanging from it.
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T.M. Yullick and Bee Swarm

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Description: Mr. T.M. Yullick holds onto a branch with a swarm of bees.
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Jesse Cochran and Beehives

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Description: Jesse Cochran of Virginia, demonstrating the use of smoke near his beehives.
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Removing Bees from Wall

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Description: Two men with bees removed from the wall of a building.
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Bear in Apiary

Date: 1901
Description: A dead bear in the apiary of W.O. Victor, and the remains of the apiary. There are several rifles next to the bear.
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University of Minnesota Bee Culture

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Description: Display for the University of Minnesota's Division of Bee Culture. An unknown man wearing a suit and tie and holding a hive frame stands near the display....
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George J. Gunther

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Description: George J. Gunther in a apiary with a swarm of bees covering his left arm.
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Man and Woman Showing Bees

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Description: A man and woman hold up slates of honey comb covered in bees.
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Bees on Bumper

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Description: A swarm of bees on the tail pipe of a car.
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Lady Removing Bees from Bumper

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Description: A woman removes a swarm of bees from the bumper and tail pipe of a car.
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Woman with Bees from Car

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Description: A Woman with bees cleared from car bumper and tail pipe.
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Beehive on Grating

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Description: Two men hold onto a piece of grating and a stick on which bees have nested and made honeycomb.
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Symbol of the Seabees

Date: November 02 1969
Description: Bee symbol of the construction battalion (Seabees) at the Naval Reserve Training Center located at 1046 East Washington Avenue.
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Farmer and Beehives

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Description: An unidentified Wisconsin farmer surrounded by his beehives.
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4-H Bee Club

Date: 1946
Description: John Amos and Wilbur Allio wear protective veils and stand on either side of a hive of bees.
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Agitating Bees in Log

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Description: A person with a protective hood over his head poking a log filled with honey bees.
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Man with Honeycombs

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Description: A mean, wearing a fedora and overalls, standing above a pile of honeycombs, presumably to collect honey.
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Lincoln School Fourth Graders

Date: October 05 1948
Description: Two fourth graders at Lincoln School, Freddiemae Hill, left, and Russell Allen, Jr, right, are observing 10,000 bees that are preparing for winter in their...
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Bird's-Eye View

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Description: View down hill of town in a valley. There is open land, homes, barns and a bee farm.

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