“The Summer Campaign” *
As we enter prime mosquito(-trapping) season, please try to enjoy this cartoon from 1873 and know that our ancestors dealt with these pesky creatures just as we must. Luckily for us — 143 years in the future — we have DynaTrap technology! As the 4th of July and other such summer events come speeding at us as fast as the Aedes aegypti, we must be vigilant in protecting our cookouts, our pools, our picnics…
“Latest From The Front — Our Friends The Mosquitoes Preparing And Off For The Summer Campaign.”
From the digital archives of the New York Public Library.