About the cover image

The honey bee on the front cover is reproduced from the Fieldbook of Natural History by E. Laurence Palmer. Copyright 1949 by McGraw-Hill Book Company. Used with permission of McGraw-Hill Book Company. Readers of Mrs. Muehl’s article on Ruth Suckow will find a reference to Miss Suckow’s beekeeping, and an article on the eighteenth-century entomologist Fabricius also appears in this issue.


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