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    [Miniature building for a Moravian Christmas putz]
    Creation Date: ca. 1915- 1930
    Catalog ID: 2013.167.1
    Miniature building from a Moravian Christmas putz , ca. 1915-1930; made by Roland Borhek and Bud Borhek. Made of thin pieces of wood (apple crate wood). Building in shape of a mill (a) with separate waterwheel (b). Building is almost square and has a high, steep pitched roof with gables on either side. A larger gable has a red glass window. Other windows are shuttered. Below red window on lower sextion is large opening for door. Small rectangular windows are on all four sides. Extending out from one side is post that holds the water wheel that is on a triangular stand. Waterwheel made of a round piece of metal, similar to a washer with spokes at center. and cutout areas along outer edge. It is painted black. A metal rod extends through its center. House is painted an olive green with white brick fea tures on front and one side. Bottom is open, showing wiring for lighting of structure.
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    Bordeaux mixture: prevents blight, rot, mildew, rust, apple scab, peach leaf curl, black rot of grapes
    Creation Date: 1920
    Catalog ID: 1999.34.130
    Call Number: EPH/632.95/In8b/1920
    1 sheet, folded; ill.; 16 cm.; Overprinted: ''For sale by / Routledge Seed & Floral Co./ ...Portland, Ore.''Espy Collection. Ephemera
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    [moth trap]
    Creation Date: 1920-1929
    Catalog ID: 1994.64.1
    Moth trap, 1920-1929. It consists of a deep amber-colored, inverted glass cone with metal wire hanger attached through holes on both sides of wide, upper end of cone. Glass has manufacturing imperfections but appears to be in perfect condition except where wire is attached. Hanger appears to be homemade. Made by E.F. Clipp, 1920-1929. "Klip Kup"/"Patent Apld. for" in raised letters on lip of cone. Moth traps or"hootch pots" first appeared in orchards in late 1920s in effort to rid marketplace of wormy apples. Early versions of hootch pots were 1-lb. coffee cans hung from tree limbs and baited with sticky apple syrup or a molasses and bran mixture. The number of trapped codling moths provided an accurate method for setting effective spray dates. Knowing when to spray cut the previous six or more sprayings to three and lessened the problem of arsenic of lead residue. E. F. Clipp of Wenatchee and A. H. Murray of Cashmere were to first to experimentally use hootch pots in their orchards. This pot, named the "Klip-Kup," was E. F. Clipp's improved version of coffee can trap. The use of hootch pots and arsenic of lead poison gradually ceased after 1947 when DDT became available. This codling moth trap was filled with kerosene which was lit to attract the moths. The moths would fall into the kerosene and die.