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Aerial spray equipment

Aerial spray equipment
Date: February 20, 1949
This black and white image from the Topeka Daily Capital shows the aerial spray equipment operated by Don Pratt from Hays, Kansas.


Aerial Sprayer plane, Liberal, Kansas

Aerial Sprayer plane, Liberal, Kansas
Date: September 22, 1949
This black and white photograph shows a field being sprayed for noxious weeds by an aerial spray play using 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic near Liberal, Kansas. 2,4-D, as it was commonly called, was a pesticide/herbicide used to control broadleaf weeds.


Aerial spray plane

Aerial spray plane
Creator: Hetzel Photo Lab, Dodge City, Kansas
Date: Between 1940 and 1950
This black and white photograph shows a field being sprayed for noxious weeds by an aerial spray plane using 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid. The spray, commonly called 2,4-D, is a pesticide/herbicide used to control broadleaf weeds. In the foreground, a man can be seen carrying items across a field.


Aero Spray King plane, Manhattan, Kansas

Aero Spray King plane, Manhattan, Kansas
Date: February 24, 1949
This black and white photographshows the Aero Spray King plane and the 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid tank from the Ong Aircraft Corporation in Manhattan, Kansas. 2,4-D, as it was commonly called, was a pesticide/herbicide used to control broadleaf weeds.


Atomic Basic Chemicals Corporation label

Atomic Basic Chemicals Corporation label
Date: September 26, 1951
This black and white photograph shows the labels for the Atomic Basic Chemicals Corporation and the Farmers Co-Op of Lyndon, Kansas.


Barrell from Chemical Corporation of Colorado

Barrell from Chemical Corporation of Colorado
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph taken at the Armstrong Air Service in Scott City, Kansas, shows the top of a barrel containing Colorado.44 25% DDT. The emulsifiable concentrated chemical was manufactured by the Chemical Corporation of Colorado in Denver. The spray from the barrel was found to be adulterated with 2.76% 2,4 - D. It had been used to spray a sugar beet field that contained garden webworm.


Billy Olsen interview, Kinsley, Kansas

Billy Olsen interview, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: Olsen, Billy Jerome
Date: February 23, 2011
This transcript of an interview with Billy Olsen is part of an oral history project entitled "Patterns of Change, Edwards County, Kansas 1950-1970" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. Olsen talks of his family, education, military career, and his memories of the Edwards County community.


Cattle Dipping Association, Garden City, Kansas

Cattle Dipping Association, Garden City, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, H. L.
Date: 1900
This sepia colored photograph shows members from the Kansas Cattle Dipping Association in Garden City. The group of men and one woman are gathered at a dipping vat to watch cattle move through 4,000 gallons of solution to remove ticks.


Crop duster airplane, Logan County, Kansas

Crop duster airplane, Logan County, Kansas
Date: 1970
This photograph shows a crop duster airplane spraying a milo field in Logan County, Kansas.


Dipping association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Dipping association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows four men around a dipping vat supported by wooden planks. The vat is used to dip cattle. Cattle were led through a solution held in the vat to clean off ticks.


Dipping Cattle Association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Dipping Cattle Association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Creator: Wolf, Henry L. 1850-1924
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows the Cattle Dipping Association in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas. A group of men are shown standing on either side of a dipping vat near a corral. Cattle can be seen moving through the vat.


Garden City Dipping Association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas

Garden City Dipping Association, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
This photograph shows the Garden City Dipping Association in Garden City, Finney County, Kansas. The photograph shows four men and a cattle dipping vat in the process of being built. Cattle were led through a solution held in the vat to clean off ticks.


Horse-drawn sprayer

Horse-drawn sprayer
Date: Between 1910 and 1929
These two photographs show a group of men spraying an unidentified orchard using horse drawn sprayers with gasoline engines.


Horse-drawn sprayer

Horse-drawn sprayer
Date: Between 1890 and 1919
This photograph shows crops being sprayed with a horse-drawn sprayer using a ground drive pump at an unidentified location.


Kansas Board of Agriculture officials, Topeka, Kansas, inspecting a field

Kansas Board of Agriculture officials, Topeka, Kansas, inspecting a field
Date: July 07, 1948
This black and white photograph shows two officials from the Kansas Board of Agriculture, J.C. Mohler and Ted Yost, examining the effects of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid in a field southwest of Topeka, Kansas. 2, 4-D, as it was commonly called, was a pesticide/herbicide used to control boardleaf weeds. Mohler was the secretary of the Board of Agriculture.


Keith King interview, Kinsley, Kansas

Keith King interview, Kinsley, Kansas
Creator: King, Donald Keith
Date: March 30, 2011
This transcript of an interview with Keith King is part of an oral history project entitled "Patterns of Change, Edwards County, Kansas 1950-1970" conducted by the Kinsley Public Library. The project was supported by a Kansas Humanities Council Heritage Grant. King talks of his family, education, and his memories of the Edwards County community.


Mahon's Flying Service, Dodge City, Kansas

Mahon's Flying Service, Dodge City, Kansas
Date: Between 1940s and 1950s
This black and white photograph shows Mahon's Flying Service plane and company truck from Dodge City, Kansas. It was a custom spraying service for farmers.


Ralph Stum and John Wunder

Ralph Stum and John Wunder
Creator: Capper Engraving Co.
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows Ralph Strum, on the left, talking with John Wunder from Bazine, Kansas about weeds at the Ness County Noxious Weed Department.


Roy Mahon and Ralph Stum

Roy Mahon and Ralph Stum
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows pilot Roy Mahon, to the left, speaking with Ness County Weed Supervisor Ralph Stum about crop dusting.


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