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    • 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.
    • Colorado Tick Fever Exhibit Panel

    • 1955-07
    • Exhibit panel; Ticks as carriers of disease; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Exhibit panels display Colorado Tick Fever
    • Dipping Vats in the Bitterrroot, MT

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    • Cattle dip; Ticks; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Scene at the tick dipping vat. Cattle go through the process in Bitterroot Valley.
    • Egg Tissue Harvesting

    • 1947-04
    • Vaccines; Typhus, Epidemic Louse-Borne; Typhus fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont)
    • Tissue harvesting from eggs in the Typhus department at the Rocky Mountain Laboratory in 1947.
    • 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.
    • Field Vaccinations

    • 1926
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Vaccinations; Staff; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.); Idaho
    • Vaccinations against Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Idaho in 1926.
    • Field Vaccinations

    • 1926
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Vaccinations; Automobiles; Staff; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.); Idaho
    • Vaccinations against Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Idaho in 1926.
    • Field Vaccinations

    • 1926
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Vaccinations; Staff; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.); Idaho
    • Vaccinations against Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Idaho in 1926.
    • Field Vaccinations

    • 1926
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Vaccinations; Staff; Automobiles; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.); Idaho
    • Vaccinations against Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Idaho in 1926.
    • Field Vaccinations

    • 1926
    • Vaccinations; staff; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.); Idaho
    • Conducting field vaccination in Idaho against Rocky Mountain spotted fever in 1926.
    • Field Vaccinations

    • 1926
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Vaccinations; staff; automobiles; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.); Idaho
    • Vaccinations against Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Idaho in 1926.
    • Fieldwork on Horseback

    • 1921
    • 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 conducting Rocky Mountain spotted fever fieldwork on horseback.
    • 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, Dragging for Ticks

    • 1949-07
    • Fieldwork; Landscape; Ticks; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dragging for ticks on the USFS Remount property where Q fever was first found in the US in the Nine Mile area, Missoula County.
    • Fieldwork, Dragging for Ticks

    • 1949-07
    • Fieldwork; Q fever; Ticks; Landscape; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dragging for ticks on the USFS remount property where Q fever was first found in the U.S. The area is located at Nine Mile in Missoula County, Montana.
    • Fieldwork, Dragging for Ticks

    • 1949-07
    • Fieldwork; Ticks; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dragging for ticks on the USFS Remount property where Q fever was first found in the US in the Nine Mile area, Missoula County.
    • Fieldwork, River Crossing

    • 1916
    • Fieldwork; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Parker, R. R. (Ralph Robinson), 1888-1949; Staff; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Field scientists, includes Dr. R. R. Parker crossing river on horseback in Powderville Montana
    • Group Photograph in Dr. John Buckley's Study

    • 1903
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Buckley, John J., 1853-1917; Wilson, Louis Blanchard, 1866-1943; Spottswood, Edward W., 1866-1951; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Chief Surgeon Dr. John Buckley in his study at the Northern Pacific Hospital.
    • Group Photograph of the Minnesota State Board of Health Laboratory in 1902

    • 1902-03
    • Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Wilson, Louis Blanchard, 1866-1943; Chowning, William M., 1873-1941; Minnesota State Board of Health; (Minneapolis, Minn.); Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Interior view of Minnesota State Board of Health laboratory where Louis B. Wilson and William M. Chowning carried out studies on Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (1902-1903).
    • Laboratory Equipment, Tick Grinder

    • 1932
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Vaccines; Laboratory --equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Early tick grinder used in vaccine production against Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
    • Landscape, Blodgett Canyon in 1948

    • 1948-06
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • View looking west up Blodgett Canyon - the source of many Rocky Mountain spotted fever cases.
    • 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. 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. 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. Thomas B. McClintic

    • NA
    • McClintic, Thomas Brown, 1872 -1912; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. Thomas McClintic died of spotted fever in 1912.
    • 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. Willy Burgdorfer

    • 1954-05
    • Laboratories; Ticks; Relapsing fever; Burgdorfer, William, 1925-2014; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dr. Willy Burgdorfer inoculating Ornithodoros ticks.
    • 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 Henry Cowan

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    • Cowan, George Henry, 1886-1924; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Henry Cowan, field assistant with Montana State Board of Entomology, died of spotted fever in 1924 while working with 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 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.
    • Relapsing Fever Exhibit Panel

    • 1955-07
    • Exhibit panel; Ticks as carries of disease; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Exhibit panels displaying Relapsing Fever.
    • 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.
    • Relapsing Fever Site

    • 1938-09-18
    • Fieldwork; Buildings; Ticks as carriers of disease; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Exterior of house where two cases of relapsing fever occurred.
    • Relapsing Fever Site

    • 1938-09-18
    • Fieldwork; Staff; Ticks as carriers of disease; Buildings; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Exterior of house where two cases of relapsing fever occurred in Jefferson County, Colorado.
    • RML Campus in 1948

    • 1948-04-26
    • Landscape; Laboratory animals; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Two distant views of six individual cow barns used during Q fever tests.
    • RML Campus in 1948

    • 1948-04-26
    • Buildings; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Two distant views of six individual cow barns used during Q fever tests.
    • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Patient

    • 1939
    • Sympthoms: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Patient of Dr. E. T. Thorsness infected with Rocky Mountain spotted fever near Crary, Colorado. Photo shows symptoms on chest and arm. Patient succumbed to RMSF.
    • 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 Prevalence in WY

    • 1926
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Ticks--Charts and diagram; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever prevalence information by county in Wyoming.
    • 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.
    • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Vaccine Storage

    • 1937-06
    • Ticks; Vaccines; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Interior of cold storage refrigerator showing Rocky Mountain spotted fever vaccine in stock.
    • Tick Infestation in Blodgett Creek, MT

    • 1922
    • Ticks; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Ticks as carriers of disease; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Tick infestation areas in the Blodgett Creek region and landmark diagram showing intensive areas.
    • Tick Infestation in Mill Creek, MT

    • 1922
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Ticks; Ticks as carriers of disease; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Tick infestation areas in the Mill Creek region and landmark diagram showing intensive areas.
    • Tick Repellent Testing

    • 1947-03
    • Ticks; Repellents--Testing; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Testing the effectiveness of tick repellents at the Rocky Mountain Laboratory.
    • Vaccination Clinic

    • NA
    • Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Staff; Vaccines; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Vaccination clinic with several people getting treatment.
    • Vaccination Clinic in Darby, MT

    • 1931
    • Vaccinations; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.); Darby (Mont.)
    • Vaccination clinic in Darby, MT offers people free vaccination against Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the spring of 1931.
    • Vaccine Bottling of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

    • 1931
    • Staff; Ticks; Vaccines; Bottling; Rocky Mountain spotted fever; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Woman bottling Rocky Mountain spotted fever vaccine in the laboratory.
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Cartons of yellow fever vaccine ready for shipping.
    • 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 technician testing ampules of yellow fever vaccine.
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • An egg inoculating syringe for intravenous innoculation of chick embryo for Yellow Fever vaccine production.
    • 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; Staff; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • The process of shell freezing embryo extract 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.)
    • 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 technicians at the Yellow fever vaccine unit in Rocky Mountain Laboratory inoculating eggs with 17-D seed virus.
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Staff; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Dispensing yellow fever vaccine into ampules.
    • 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; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • The Jamesway egg incubator used in Yellow Fever vaccine production.
    • 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.
    • Vaccine Production, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines;Burruss, Harry W., 1904-1999; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies,Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Harry W. Burruss with fully loaded dessicator to freeze dry yellow fever vaccine.
    • Vaccine Storage, Yellow Fever

    • 1940
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Buildings; Rocky County Creamery (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Ravalli County Creamery used as yellow fever vaccine storage in 1940.
    • Vaccine Storage, Yellow Fever

    • 1940-46
    • Yellow Fever; Vaccines; Laboratories--Equipment and supplies; Rocky Mountain Laboratory (Ravalli County, Mont.)
    • Storage box for 120 ampules of vaccine. The picture denotes measurement and thickness of box and lid used to contain yellow fever vaccines.

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