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Capturing a swarm of bees on the Arnold farm, Rushville, Indiana, circa 1903

Description: Two men attempt to capture a beehive that has swarmed at the Gothic Revival Arnold home near Rushville. The man on the ladder wears gloves and a protective face covering and holds a saw to remove a branch with a cluster of bees above his head. The other leans on a wooden box marked Century Baking of Indianapolis. Many of the photos in this collection (ia-0145-0001 through ia-0145-0094) were taken by John C. Arnold (1876-1927), amateur photographer, of Rushville.
Origin: 1903
Created By: Arnold, John Clifford (1876-1927)
Collection: Indiana Album
Geography: 1744 North 450 East, Rushville, Rush County, Indiana, United States
Subjects: Arnold Family Collection
Bee culture
Rushville (Ind.)
Rush County (Ind.)

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