Rabbit Skins for Fur

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"With the disappearance of many of the fine-pelted wild fur bearers from certain parts of the United States, the use of rabbit skins is steadily increasing. Aided by modern processes, American fur dressers and dyers have become so expert in changing the colors and appearances of furs that in many instances the pelt of the rabbit, under a variety of trade names, is replacing many that are more attractive and costly.... Methods of handling rabbit skins, from the time the pelt is removed until it reaches the raw-fur market or is tanned for home use, are described in this bulletin." ... continued below

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ii, 14 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Green, D. Monroe 1927.

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  • Green, D. Monroe "Associate Biologist, Division of Fur Resources, Bureau of Biological Survey."

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"With the disappearance of many of the fine-pelted wild fur bearers from certain parts of the United States, the use of rabbit skins is steadily increasing. Aided by modern processes, American fur dressers and dyers have become so expert in changing the colors and appearances of furs that in many instances the pelt of the rabbit, under a variety of trade names, is replacing many that are more attractive and costly.... Methods of handling rabbit skins, from the time the pelt is removed until it reaches the raw-fur market or is tanned for home use, are described in this bulletin." -- p. ii

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ii, 14 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"Issued January, 1927." -- p. ii

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  • 1927

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Green, D. Monroe. Rabbit Skins for Fur, pamphlet, 1927; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc97255/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.