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Title
[California State Insectary] (9 views)
Contributor
California. State Commission of Horticulture. Insectary Division
California. State Insectary
Date Created and/or Issued
[1910]
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Plates in: [Album of mounted photographs illustrating the work of the California state insectary, Sacramento : Photographs taken from 1910-1912] / California state insectary, Sacramento, pg. 7.
View 1 (2014-1619). Chalcid breeding cages -- view 2 (2014-1620). Breeding beneficial insects -- view 3 (2014-1621). Shipment of beneficial insects from South Africa -- view 4 (2014-1622). Propagating rooms in Insectary -- view 5 (2014-1623). Ladybird packing machine -- view 6 (2014-1624). Shipping colonies of Ladybirds -- view 7 (2014-1625). Hauling Insectary exhibit to Citrus Fair, Sacramento, Cal. Feb. 1911 -- view 8 (2014-1626). Hauling Insectary exhibit to Citrus Fair, Sacramento, Cal. Feb. 1911. Shows Studebaker electric commercial vehicle (truck) in front of Studebaker showroom, possibly the Studebaker Bros Co. of California at 800 L St., Sacramento -- view 9 (2014-1627). Interior court of Insectary.
The Insectary Division of the Commission of Horticulture was responsible for collecting, breeding and disseminating predaceous insects as a means of controlling harmful insects. As part of that work, they collected and disseminated the native species of ladybird (ladybug) beetle or coccinellids, notably Hippodamia convergens.
Type
image
Format
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
9 photographic prints ; 4 x 2 1/2 in. and 2 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.
Identifier
(C)001513482CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
California. State Insectary--Photographs
Northern California Citrus Fair, (1911 :. Sacramento, Calif.)--Photographs
Insects--Collection and preservation--Photographs
Ladybugs
Trucks--California--Sacramento
Electric automobiles--California--Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)--Photographs
Capitol Park (Sacramento, Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph albums
Place
California
Sacramento
Sacramento (Calif.)
Capitol Park (Sacramento, Calif.)

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