A Deeper Boom: The Beginning of the Environmental Movement

The incipient environmental justice movement suffered from the same wilful deafness to diverse voices that made it necessary, but laid the groundwork for a more holistic approach now.

Robert W. Every, OSC Extension Entomology Specialist, is shown operating sprayer on sheep for ticks on an Oregon farm in 1948. The nozzles were held close to the fleece in order to get skin deep penetration with the DDT solution.
Photo courtesy OSU Special Collections & Archives