"You Can't Ignore the Rat":
Alberta has long been a battlefield in man's fight against rats. The front line was staffed generally by Alberta's Department of Agriculture, and Municipal Pest Control Officers. The goal was to eradicate the pest. This poster was widely circulated in 1950 during an especially vigorous campaign which emphasized public awareness. The campaign was successful, and Alberta became the first province in Canada to proclaim a rat-free status.
Call number A.17202


Courtesy of the
Provincial Archives of Alberta

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