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Honey Bee

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Description: Honey bee.
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Worker Bee

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Description: View from top of worker bee.
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A.C. Miller's Bee Veil

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Description: Beekeeper Arthur Charles Miller's bee veil rolled up in someone's hand.
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California Bee Aviary

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Description: Bee aviary in the hills of California.
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Bee Farmer Reading

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Description: A bee farmer reads America's Bee Journal while sitting next to a number of hives.
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Bee Skep

Date: 1932
Description: Bee Skep.
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Drawings of Combs, Bee Larvae, and Hives

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Description: Illustration from an unknown book. Drawings of combs, bee larvae, and hives, Figure 1-12.
Newspaper Article/Clipping

The Western Queen Bee Hive Advertisement

Date: 1872
Description: An advertisement for an Improvement in Movable Frame Bee Hives, The Western Bee Hive. Patented January 9, 1872 by H. Staggs from Topeka Kansas. Claims to b...
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Bee Hives on Bennett Marsh

Date: 1948
Description: Bee hives near the Bennett cranberry marshes.
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Bee Skep Interior

Date: 1932
Description: Bee skep turned over to show bees and combs inside.
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German Bee Skep Apiary

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Description: Apiary of more than forty bee skeps stacked in rows in an open-fronted roofed structure. Caption reads: "Bienenstand der Firma HEINR. THIE, Wolfenbuttel."
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Bee Farmer in Field

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Description: A cyanotype postcard of a bee farmer working in his field.
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Bee Keepers Supply Store

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Description: Bee keepers supply store in the middle of winter with three men out on the loading dock.
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Backyard Bee Apiary

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Description: A man wears bee protection, in what appears to be a small apiary in his backyard.
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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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Bee House on Wheels

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Description: Bee house on wheels. A rectangular structure with a roof and openings along the side, sitting among trees.
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Stone Bee House

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Description: Stone "bee house". Writing on back: "An old stone bee house in Sarchem, Indiana. The hives were arranged on shelves on the inside, and the bees passed thro...
Magazine or Periodical

Advertisement for The Italian Bee Company

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Description: Advertisement for the Italian Bee Company. Dealers in Queens, Bees, Hives, Honey Extractors, &c. "Queens Imported by every Steamer." Des Moines, Iowa. From...
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Woman Catching Bees

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Description: A woman demonstrates the use of a homemade bee catcher on a tree in her yard.
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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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