State Library Photograph Collection, 1851-1990 - Ar-07809001-Ph000168
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Shows Dr. Joseph Stern and Dr. Albert K. Sparks doing experiments with Tilapia, 1960.
Dr. Joseph Stern, in back, biochemistry unit chief in space medicine branch of Boeing's Systems Management Office, and Dr. Albert K. Sparks of University of Washington College of Fisheries, noted progress in experiment to grow tropical fish, Tilapia, in small jar at center, on algae growing in large jar at left. System seeks to provide oxygen and fresh protein (fish) for tomorrow's space traveler. Algae grows on carbon dioxide and human waste, thus providing possible answer to waste-disposal problem for space travel. -- attached to verso.Boeing Airplane Company Photo.
This collection consists of 5,274 images of various subjects related to Washington's history, people, geography, and economic development, from 1851-1990. Subjects include agriculture, Boeing, bridges, canals, Capitol Campus buildings, cities, civilian conservation corps, counties, dams, expositions, fairs, ferries, fishing, forts, ghost towns, historic buildings and houses, historical markers, Indians, lakes, libraries, lighthouses, logging, mountains, parks, portraits, railroads, rivers, schools, Statehood, steamboats, totem poles, trees, universities and colleges, waterfalls, and other subjects.
All notations are in English.
These images are open for research.
Digitization by Jamey Braden and Tynisia Hanson; cataloging by Kathleen Waugh, Benjamin Helle, and Mary Hammer.
Preferred Citation: [Title of image], [date], [photographer if known], State Library Photograph Collection, 1851-1990, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: State Library Photograph Collection, 1851-1990, Washington State Archives. Original images held at the Washington State Archives, Olympia, WA.
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