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    • Artwork by Thomas J. Moore

    • 1939-01
    • Ticks; Moore, Thomas J., 1892-1968; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Painting by Thomas J. Moore of Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersonii) waiting for a host.
    • Bison at Moiese, MT

    • 1944-09
    • American bison; Buffalo; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Bison at Moiese, Montana now a National Bison Range.
    • Bison at Moiese, MT

    • 1944-09
    • American bison; Buffalo; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Bison at Moiese, Montana now a National Bison Range.
    • Egg Innoculation Tray

    • 1947-07
    • Vaccines; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont)
    • Innoculating a tray of eggs for vaccine production.
    • Field Crew Preparing to Enter Tick Infested Area

    • 1953-07
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Automobiles; Staff; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Two field workers preparing to enter tick infested area. Photo shows man with closed bottom clothing, a good protection against tick bite. Woman is shown applying tick repellant.
    • Field Vaccination Wagon

    • 1926
    • Vaccinations; Fieldwork; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.); Idaho
    • Photo of a sheep wagon taken during field vaccinations in Idaho against Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
    • Fieldwork in Colorado

    • 1931
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Kohls, Glen Milton, 1905-1986; Larson, Carl L., 1909-1978; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Glen M. Kohls and Carl L. Larson (pictured here) in a field scene in Colorado in the summer of 1931.
    • Fieldwork in Gird's Creek Hills

    • 1947-07
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Staff; Sargent, Harley G. 1894-1983; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Research technician Harley Sargent is seen in coveralls conducting field studies for ticks at Gird's Creek hills. He is seen carrying a shot gun with a lab truck in the distance.
    • Fieldwork in Gird's Creek Hills

    • 1947-07
    • Ticks; Fieldwork; Automobile; Sargent, Harley G., 1894-1983; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Harley Sargent in coveralls carrying a shotgun at Gird's Creek Hills.
    • Fieldwork on Horseback

    • 1922
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Fieldwork; Cowan, George Henry, 1886-1924; Greenup, Elmer, 1893-1964; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Henry Cowan and Elmer Greenup heading into Blodgett Canyon on horseback to trap a bear for research on Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
    • Fieldwork, Bat Banding

    • 1960-09
    • Rabies; Laboratory animals; Bat banding; Fieldwork; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Field crew collecting and banding bats in rabies survey close to a railroad bridge in Florence, Montana.
    • Fieldwork, Bat Banding

    • 1960-09
    • Fieldwork; Rabies; Laboratory animals; Staff; Bat--Banding; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Field crew collecting and banding bats in rabies survey by a railroad bridge near Florence, Montana.
    • Fieldwork, Bat Collecting

    • 1960-09
    • Fieldwork; Staff; Rabies; Bat--Banding; Laboratory animals; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Field crew collecting and banding bats in rabies survey by a railroad bridge near Florence, Montana.
    • Fieldwork, Bat Collecting

    • 1960-09
    • Fieldwork; Rabies; Bat--Banding; Laboratory animals; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Field crew collecting and banding bats in rabies survey by a railroad bridge near Florence, Montana.
    • Fieldwork, Dragging for Ticks

    • 1941-04-19
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • A researcher uses the dragging method for ticks. The drag-flag method for sampling helps identify density of tick population in a area.
    • Fieldwork, Dragging for Ticks

    • 1941-04-19
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Researcher collecting ticks from a drag cloth.
    • Fieldwork, Dragging for Ticks

    • 1941-04-19
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Researcher dragging for ticks with a white drag cloth.
    • Fieldwork, Drawing Blood from Rabbit

    • 1934-04-27
    • Field Studies; Automobile; Tularemia; Philip, Cornelius B. (Cornelius Becker), 1900-1987; Jellison, William Livingston, 1906-1995; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr Cornelius B. Philip and Dr. William L. Jellison drawing blood sample from a jackrabbit death caused by tularemia. The animal was found few hours from the ranch of Walter Higgins near stockyard in Ringling, Montana.
    • Fieldwork, Refrigerated Cabinet

    • 1949/03
    • Staff; Fieldwork; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Landscape; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Field workers carried refrigerated cabinets on a back pack harness to collect and store blood specimens during field research
    • Fieldwork, Tick Collection

    • 1916
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Collecting ticks from a horse at Powderville in eastern Montana
    • Former Laboratory Site at Canyon Creek Schoolhouse

    • 1921-27
    • Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Canyon Creek schoolhouse; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Interior view of a general laboratory at the Canyon Creek schoolhouse laboratory.
    • Former Laboratory Site at Sweeney Creek Camp

    • 1910 (Fall Season)
    • Fieldwork; King, Willard Van Orsdel, 1888-1970; Cooley, Robert Allen, 1873-1968; Morgan, Harcourt A., 1867-1950; Fisher, Albert Kenrick, 1856-1948; Hunter, Walter David, 1875-1925; Birdseye, Clarence, 1886-1956; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli...
    • Visiting officials from Washington at Sweeney Creek Camp in Florence. In the picture: Dr. Elmer Fessler, W.V. King, Dr. Robert Allen Cooley, H. A. Morgan, A. K. Fisher, W.D. Hunter, and Dr. Clarence Birdseye.
    • Former Laboratory Site at Sweeney Creek Camp in 1910

    • 1910
    • Fieldwork ; King, Willard Van Orsdel, 1888-1970; Birdseye, Clarence, 1886-1956; Howell, Arthur Holmes, 1872-1940; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Group photograph taken in front of Sweeney Creek Camp near Florence. Left to right: Dr. W. V. King, Paul Stanton, Clarence Birdseye, and A. H. Howell.
    • Former Laboratory Site in Powderville, MT

    • 1916-06
    • Laboratories; Parker, R. R. (Ralph Robinson), 1888-1949; Parker, Adah Nicolet, 1894-1984; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. Ralph Parker and wife, Adah N. Parker, with horses at one of the buildings set up as a laboratory in Powderville , Montana for tick studies conducted through 1916-1917.
    • Former Laboratory Site in Victor, MT

    • 1920
    • Laboratories; Victor (Mont.); Parker, R. R. (Ralph Robinson), 1888-1949; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Old woodshed building in Victor, MT used as a laboratory in 1920 by R. R. Parker.
    • Former Laboratory Site in Victor, MT

    • 1920
    • Laboratories; Building; Parker, R.R. (Ralph Robinson), 1888-1949; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Old building in Victor used as a laboratory by R. R. Parker in 1920.
    • Group Photograph Demonstrating Serology Test

    • 1952-07
    • Serology; Serologic Tests--methods; Lackman, David Buell, 1911-1990; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • David Buell Lackman demonstrating a serology test to visiting doctors - Lief Sorum (Norway) and Jelka Vasenjak (Yugoslavia) in 1952.
    • Group Photograph of RML Staff

    • 1943-06
    • Staff; Jones, Philip Leroy, 1909-1944; Anderson, Benjamin E., 1913-1979; Maki, Walter A., 1907-1985; Antoine, Lester D., 1905-1984; Grimes, Edward Francis, 1913-2006; Meritt, Franklin P. "Shorty", 1890-1965; Whitcomb, Arthur E., 1874-1958; Kohls,...
    • RML Staff Portrait. Following RML personnel have been identified in this picture: Leroy Jones, Ben Anderson, Walter Maki, Les Antoine, Edward Grimes, Frank Meritt, Art Whitcomb, Glen Kohls, Dr. Herbert Hayward, Dr.Cooley, Dr. Gordon Davis, Dr...
    • Group Photograph of RML Staff and Visiting Scientist

    • 1928-08-31
    • Staff; Bishop, William Lee, 1873-1944; Beatty, T. B., 1864-1948; Chesley, Albert J., 1877-1955; Crumbine, Samuel J. (Samuel Jay), 1862-1954; Hayward, Herbert, 1884-1954; Cashmore, Dewey Herbert, 1899-1929; Cogswell, William F., 1868-1956; Fricks,...
    • Long shot of members of USPHS, visitors and RML staff. Dr W. L Bishop (Editor, Medical Sentinel, Portland, Ore), Dr T. B Beatty (Secretary State Board of Health, Salt Lake City, Utah), Dr A. J Chesley (Secretary State Board of Health, Old Capitol...
    • Group Photograph of Visiting Scientist

    • 1928-08-31
    • Staff; Bishop, William Lee, 1873-1944; Beatty, T. B., 1864-1948; Chesley, Albert J., 1877-1955; Crumbine, Samuel J. (Samuel Jay), 1862-1954; Hayward, Herbert, 1884-1954; Cashmore, Dewey Herbert, 1899-1929; Cogswell, William F., 1868-1956; Fricks,...
    • Dr. W. L Bishop (Editor, Medical Sentinel, Portland, Ore), Dr. T. B. Beatty (Secretary State Board of Health, Salt Lake City, Utah), Dr. A. J. Chesley (Secretary State Board of Health, Old Capitol Building, St.Paul, Minnesota), Dr. S. J. Crumbine...
    • Illustration of a Cattle Mask

    • 1952-04
    • Charts, diagrams, etc.; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Laboratory animals; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Line drawing of a mask for infecting cattle by the respiratory route.
    • Illustration of a Hibernation Cage

    • 1960-06
    • Illustrations; Encephalitis, Tick-Borne; Reptile cages; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Line drawing and sectional diagram of hibernation cage for garter snakes and mosquitoes.
    • Illustration of the Legs and Scutums of Genus Crotiscus

    • 1956-08-14
    • Ticks; Charts, Diagrams, etc.; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Line drawings of legs and scutums of thomasi, dispar, frigipes, aetherios, hayesi, desdentata, and Crotiscus pan a.
    • Illustration of the Legs and Scutums of Genus Crotiscus

    • 1956-08-14
    • Ticks; Charts, diagrams, etc.; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Line drawings of legs and scutums of thomasi, dispar, frigipes, aetherios, hayesi , desdentata and Crotiscus pan a.
    • Laboratory Equipment, Vaccine Desiccator

    • 1962-10
    • Laboratories --Equipment and supplies; Thomas, Leo Alvon, 1922-2005; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Vaccine Desiccator developed by Dr. Leo A. Thomas.
    • Plague Laboratory in Dillon, MT

    • 1937
    • Fieldwork; Staff; Plague; Philip, Cornelius B. (Cornelius Becker), 1900-1987; Smith, William T., 1915- 1998; Jellison, William Livingston, 1906-1995; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Cornelius B. Philip, W.T. Smith and William L. Jellison outside Hansen Place in Dillon, Montana used as a laboratory in 1936-37.
    • Plague Laboratory in Dillon, MT

    • 1937
    • Fieldwork; Plague; Staff; Smith, William T., 1915- 1998; Jellison, William Livingston, 1906-1995; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • W. T. Smith and W. Jellison inside Hansen Place, used as a plague laboratory, in Dillon, Montana.
    • Plague Laboratory in Dillon, MT

    • 1937
    • Fieldwork; Plague; Buildings; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • The Hansen Place used as a laboratory in Dillon, Montana from 1936-37.
    • Plague Laboratory in Dillon, MT

    • 1937
    • Fieldwork; Staff; Plague; Philip, Cornelius B. (Cornelius Becker), 1900-1987; Smith, William T., 1915- 1998; Jellison, William Livingston, 1906-1995; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Cornelius B. Philip, WilliamT. Smith, and William L. Jellison outside the Hansen Place, used as a plague laboratory, in Dillon, Montana studying woodchucks in the region known to carry tick-borne diseases. William T. Smith has a woodchuck in hand...
    • Portrait of Arthur H. McCray

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    • McCray, Arthur H., 1880-1919; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Arthur H. McCray, a bacteriologist with the Montana State Board of Health, died of Rocky Mountain spotted fever in 1919.
    • Portrait of Dr. Cornelius B. Philip

    • 1953-02
    • Portraits; Philip, Cornelius Becker, 1900-1987; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.); Ticks;
    • Dr. Cornelius B. Philip examining some ticks that are attached under a capsule on the calf.
    • Portrait of Dr. Gordon Davis

    • 1948-11-19
    • Davis, Gordon Ernest, 1889-1977; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Portrait of Dr. Gordon E. Davis at his desk. He was a senior bacteriologist and worked with the Rocky Mountain Laboratory for 26 years, retiring in 1956.
    • Portrait of Dr. Herbert Stoenner

    • 1950-02
    • Stoenner, Herbert G., 1919-2007; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. Herbert G. Stoenner served as the Director of Rocky Mountain Laboratory from 1963 to 1979. After stepping down as Director, he returned as a research scientist to work on the cause of relapsing fever.
    • Portrait of Dr. Isaiah U. Temple

    • 1965
    • Temple, Isaiah Ulysses, 1868-1945; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. Isaiah U. Temple in his office in Pendleton, Oregon. Dr. Temple was the first physician to describe tick paralysis. Tick paralysis was caused by the female wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, and paralyzed victim’s motor nerves. The paralysis...
    •  Portrait of Dr. Mason V. Hargett

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; vaccines; Staff; Hargett, Mason V., 1904-1998; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Mason V. Hargett's career in tropical medicine was instrumental in the research and production of yellow fever vaccine, including providing the vaccine for the U.S. military during World War II. Hargett was a guest student with the International...
    • Portrait of Frederick Bryon Thrailkill

    • 1959-01
    • Staff; Thrailkill, Frederick Bryon, 1895 -1986; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Byron Thrailkill was a medical biology technician at RML. This photo is taken on the occasion of his retirement from service (34 years of service) in 1959.
    • Portrait of Henry Cowan

    • 1923-06-23
    • Cowan, Henry George, 1886-1924; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Henry Cowan holding a mountain goat kid in his arms.
    • Relapsing Fever Site

    • 1938-09-18
    • Fieldwork; Relapsing fever; Jefferson County, Colo.; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Picture shows a house where two cases of relapsing fever occurred consecutively in Jefferson County, Colorado.
    • RML Campus

    • 1951- 03-28
    • Cooley, Robert A., 1873-1968; O'Donnell, Francis James; 1886-1962; Buildings; Automobiles; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. Robert A. Cooley and Frank O'Donnell with Rocky Mountain Laboratory building in the background.
    • RML Campus and the Conway Property

    • 1940-08
    • Laboratories; Buildings; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Northeast view of Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Mrs. Conway's property, and a small house on the corner.
    • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Patient

    • 1938-05
    • Symptoms; Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; Mcgill, Caroline, 1879-1959; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • A patient of Dr. Caroline McGill (Butte) shows symptoms of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (arms covered with rashes). The picture is taken on the 18th day of the illness. The patient was not vaccinated for RMSF.
    • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Rash

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    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Rashes; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever rash on the legs of a patient.
    • Tick Attached to Biopsied Scalp

    • 1958-06
    • Ticks; Tick paralysis; Tick toxicoses; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Engorged female tick attached to a piece of biopsied scalp taken from a 3 year old Indian girl from Driggs, Idaho. The girl died of tick paralysis at Idaho Falls hospital.
    • Tick Infestation on Elk

    • 1952-03
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Elk--Parasites; Elk--Diseases; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dermacentor albipictus infestation presumed to be the primary cause of death of the host, a yearling elk. 1373 ticks were picked from the hide of the host animal showing the massive infestation of ticks. The dead elk was found nearly seven miles...
    • Tick Infestation on Elk

    • 1952-03
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Elk--Parasites; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dermacentor albipictus infestation presumed to be the primary cause of death of the host, a yearling elk. 1373 ticks were picked from the hide of the host animal showing the massive infestation of ticks. The dead elk was found nearly seven miles...
    • Tick Paralysis in Bison

    • 1951-11-04
    • Tick paralysis; Bison; Buffalo; Buildings; Ranching--Montana; Fieldwork; Landscape; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Yearling bison in foreground lies paralyzed while men load another paralyzed yearling into a trailer. Five cows and 6 of the 10 yearlings in the herd became paralyzed within one day. All of them recovered.
    • Tick Paralysis in Bison

    • 1951-11-04
    • Tick paralysis; Bison; Buffalo; Buildings; Landscape; Ranching--Montana; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Robert Schall Ranch, 5 miles north west of Arlee, Lake County, Montana. This photo shows the ranch looking north and a distant view of buildings and hills immediately behind. The bison ranged on these hills for 2 weeks prior to coming down with...
    • Tick Paralysis in Bison

    • 1951-11-04
    • Tick paralysis; Bison, Buffalo; Ranching--Montana; Fieldwork; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Paralyzed yearling bison unable to move its head around to a normal position.
    • Tick Removal

    • 1959-04
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.); Moose
    • Dr. Jakob A. Gaon of Yugoslavia assists Dr. Cornelius B. Philip. The doctors are removing ticks -Dermacentor albipictus and Dermacentor andersoni- from the body of a moose calf that likely died from heavy tick infestion. The moose was found on...
    • Tick Removal

    • 1959-04
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Moose; Philip, Cornelius B. (Cornelius Becker), 1900-1987; Gaon, Jakob Avram, 1914-1995; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. Jakob A. Gaon of Yugoslavia assists Dr. Cornelius B. Philip. The doctors are removing ticks -Dermacentor albipictus and Dermacentor andersoni- from the body of a moose calf that likely died from heavy tick infestion. The moose was found on...
    • Tuberculosis Laboratory

    • 1958-06
    • Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Larson, Carl L., 1909-1978; Wicht, Mary, 1915-1990; Wicht, William C., 1918-1966; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. Carl Larson, Mary Wicht, and William Wicht conducting tuberculosis research in a sterile room at Rocky Mountain Laboratory.
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • In 1942, an outbreak in hepatitis B among U.S. troops was traced back to infected human serum in the Rockefeller yellow fever vaccine. The Rocky Mountain Laboratory took over production of the vaccine for the military. By then Dr. Hargett's unit...
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Staff; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. Mason V. Hargett headed the Yellow Fever Unit at RML. He later recruited Harry V. Burruss to work on yellow fever research and vaccine production. Dr. Hargett's research on yellow fever first with Rockefeller Foundation in Brazil , then at...
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • A technician using an oxyacetylene torch apparatus for cutting egg shells for the production of Yellow Fever vaccine.
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Staff; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • A technician packs Waring blender with dry-ice and homogenizes embryos for vaccine production.

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