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Mosquito control, Key West, Florida, July 20, 1936

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Creator:United States. Florida Works Progress Administration
Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Mosquito control, Key West, Florida, July 20, 1936
Date:1936 July 20

Fla. WPA, 7/20/36, Key West, Fla., Text on reverse: " WPA workers in Monroe County, District Four, have taken up the fight against the pest mosquito there. A project sponsored by Dr. Henry Hanson, former State health officer, provides for the elimination of mosquito breeding places. One of the ditches being dug to open up the marshland is shown in the picture." Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), writer and civil rights activist, collected these photographs during the course of his career fighting for equality throughout the Southern United States.

Local identification number: L1979-37_163

Types:photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Kennedy, Stetson | Insect pests--Control | City planning | Construction workers | United States. Works Progress Administration | United States, Florida, Monroe County, Key West, 24.5557025, -81.7825914
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Special Collections
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Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

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Cite as: L1979-37_163, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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