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Pomona College student Mildred Ellis conducts experiments with rats, Claremont, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
December 24, 1935
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
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UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Similar photograph appears with the article, "Claremont Girl Makes Unusual Experiment," Los Angeles Times, 24 Dec 1935: A5.
Phi Beta Kappa member Mildred Ellis, as part of her honors work in bio-chemistry, conducts an experiment that involves feeding rats a diet of wheat, milk, salts, vitamins and powdered aspirin that seeks to prove whether rats can harm themselves while taking regular doses of aspirin.
With gloved hands Mildred Ellis sits behind the table while three mice scuffle about and a fourth one rests in her palms.
Text from negative sleeve: 4237 - Mildred Ellis of Pomona College, Claremont feeds aspirin to white rats. 12-24-35
Handwritten on negative: Mildred Ellis 12-24-35
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Animal experimentation--California--Claremont
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)
Ellis, Mildred
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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