Sanitary engineer Ralph E. Tarbett oversees malaria control work during World War I

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Publication: [c1917]

Language(s): English

Format: Still image

Subject(s): Malaria -- prevention & control,
Mosquito Control,
World War I

Genre(s): Pictorial Works

Abstract: Sanitary engineer Ralph E. Tarbett inspects a drip can hanging over a small stream in a wooded area. A drip can containing oil and kerosene was used to eliminate mosquito-breeding areas.

Exhibition: Exhibited: "Images from the History of the Public Health Service," organized by Ronald J. Kostraba, Parklawn Conference Center, 1989.

Extent: 1 photographic print

Technique: black and white

NLM Unique ID: 101447218

NLM Image ID: A020826

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Owner: National Library of Medicine - History of Medicine
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