The House Fly

One of 1,702 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"The presence of flies is an indication of uncleanliness, insanitary conditions, and improper disposal of substances in which they breed. They are not only annoying; they are actually dangerous to health, because they may carry disease germs to exposed foods. It is therefore important to know where and how they breed, and to apply such knowledge in combating them. This bulletin gives information on this subject. Besides giving directions for ridding the house of flies by the use of screens, fly papers, poisons, and flytraps, it lays especial emphasis on the explanation of methods of eliminating breeding places and preventing ... continued below

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950 & Hutchison, R. H. 1917.

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"The presence of flies is an indication of uncleanliness, insanitary conditions, and improper disposal of substances in which they breed. They are not only annoying; they are actually dangerous to health, because they may carry disease germs to exposed foods. It is therefore important to know where and how they breed, and to apply such knowledge in combating them. This bulletin gives information on this subject. Besides giving directions for ridding the house of flies by the use of screens, fly papers, poisons, and flytraps, it lays especial emphasis on the explanation of methods of eliminating breeding places and preventing the breeding of flies." -- p. 2

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24 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"August, 1917." -- title page

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Howard, L. O. (Leland Ossian), 1857-1950 & Hutchison, R. H. The House Fly, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96491/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.