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    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Staff; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Research technicians at Rocky Mountain Laboratory's Yellow Fever Unit inspecting ampules of yellow fever vaccine.
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Staff; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Research technicians at the Yellow Fever Unit in Rocky Mountain Laboratory filling storage bottles with extract.
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Staff; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Research technician at the Yellow Fever Unit in Rocky Mountain Laboratory transferring vaccine from storage bottle into dispensing flask.
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Staff; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Yellow fever research by Dr. Hargett and Harry Burruss facilitated the introduction of vaccine without the use of human serum. The cell culture method used to produce the vaccination led to the name aqueous-base vaccine. In this picture, chicken...
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Staff; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Research technician testing ampules of yellow fever vaccine.
    • 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; Staff; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Research technicians at the Yellow fever vaccine unit in Rocky Mountain Laboratory inoculating eggs with 17-D seed virus.
    • 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.
    • Tuberculosis Laboratory

    • 1960-08
    • Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Tuberculosis; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • View of the tuberculosis research room showing facilities and aerosol inoculation techniques.
    • Tsutsugamushi Research

    • 1948-08-13
    • Laboratory animals--Research; Typhus, Flea-borne; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Staff; Philip, Cornelius B. (Cornelius Becker), 1900-1987; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Research studies on Tsutsugamushi conducted by Dr. Cornelius B. Philips and Dr. Dale Jenkins. The doctors feed chiggers on infected mice. The screen capsules shown in photo were used to immobilize mice.
    • Portrait of William Gittinger

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    • Gittinger, William E., 1899-1922; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • William Gittinger, student assistant with U.S. Public Health Service, died of spotted fever in 1922 while conducting research at the Rocky Mountain Laboratory.
    • Portrait of LeRoy Kerlee

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    • Kerlee, Arthur LeRoy, 1905-1928; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • LeRoy Kerlee contracted and died of Rocky Mountain spotted fever while conducting research at the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in 1928.
    • Portrait of Harry W. Burruss

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccine; Staff; Burruss, Harry W., 1904-1999; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Mason V. Hargett was instrumental in the research and production of yellow fever vaccine. When he was transferred to Japan. Harry W. Burruss (bacteriologist at the laboratory) took charge of operations.
    • Portrait of Dr. William L. Jellison

    • 1952-12
    • Staff; Jellison, William Livingston, 1906-1995; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. William L. Jellison joined the U.S. Public Health Service Rocky Mountain Laboratory in 1929 as an assistant bacteriologist. In 1931 he became an entomologist and parasitologist at the laboratory, and in 1934 received his Ph.D. in entomology...
    •  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 Dr. John F. Anderson

    • 1920
    • Anderson, John F., 1871-1958; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. John F. Anderson conducted valuable research on the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni (Stiles).
    • 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.
    • Former Laboratory Site in Powderville, MT in 1916

    • 1916-06
    • Laboratories; Parker, R. R. (Ralph Robinson), 1888-1949; Parker, Adah Nicolet, 1894-1984; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. Parker and his wife Adah N. Parker conduct tick research during their honeymoon in Powderville, Montana in 1916.
    • 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, Harley Sargent at 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 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.
    • Egg Candling Gadget

    • 1944
    • Staff; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Tick--research; Eggs--fertilization; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Egg candling gadget made by the BE department. An egg candling gadget is used to identify infertile eggs and monitor the development of embryos. Chicken embryos were used for tick research in the yolk sac method.
    • Egg Candling Gadget

    • 1944
    • Laboratories--Equipment and suppplies; Tick--research; Eggs--fertilization; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Egg candling gadget made by the BE department. An egg candling gadget is used to identify infertile eggs and monitor the development of embryos. Chicken embryos were used for tick research in the yolk sac method.
    • Animal Department

    • 1946-05
    • Laboratories--equipment and supplies; Laboratory animals; Yellow Fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Mouse room at the Rocky Mountain Laboratory to house animals for yellow fever research.

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