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Porter-Golden Foot & Mouth Collection, number 63

By George E. Golden


Cattle are treated for diseases by means of a chute that leads cattle down into a trench for dipping. A cow is shown down in dipping solution in this image. G. E. Golden-179-T. Writing on the photo or group of photos: 'This Collection of kodak pictures, gathered by the late, Dr. Frank D. Porter in the course of his life work and interest with diseased animals is bequeathed to the library of Texas A&M College at his request, in the hope it will be of service and help to students in the pursuit of their career. The pictures were made by Dr. F. D. Porter while on the Foot & Mouth disease in California in year of 1930 and in Houston in 1924. And some were acquired from G. E. Golden. Dr. Frank D. Porter, Born-Indiana-1879, Died-Ft. Worth, TX-May 22, 1950.' Physical description: Black and white print (photograph) 9x14.5mm.Both Dr. Frank D. Porter and Dr. George E. Golden worked for the Unitied States Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Animal Industry. Dr. Porter was born and raised in Indiana in 1879, and graduated from Indiana Veterinary College in 1916. He enlisted in military service in 1918 and held the title of Government Meat Inspection for the BAI. Following the military service he continued his duties as animal health inspector out of the Fort Worth, Texas offfice. Dr. Porter married his wife Bertha in 1899 and later had one son who they named Eugene H. Dr. George Edwin Golden born about 1878 in Illinois, was a 1907 graduate of McKillip Veterinary College, Chicago Illinois. He is listed in an 1919 issue of JAVMA as servicing in the military service and receiving a honarable discharge and returning to his duties for the BAI. He was married to a Mary Clarissa Vanderburgh in New Orleans, Laousiana in 1918. The 1920 Iowa, Sioux City U. S. Census has him as married, age 42, occupation Veterinary and employer as Government; and on a 1925 U. S. Census he is listed as having three daughters, ages 4, 3 and 1 years old. The 1940 Census taken near Los Angeles County California shows George Golden as widower, age 55 living with three teenage daughters with occupation of Inspector of Meat Packing. His date of death is unknown by this researcher

Topics: Porter, Frank D., Veterinary Services, Veterinary hygiene-Law and legislation, Golden, George E., Agricultural extension work-Government policy, Livestock inspection, Agricultural laws and legislation, Foot-and-Mouth Disease, Animal Diseases, United States Department of Agriculture, Automobiles, Cattle, Animal Husbandry
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