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Richard Hull - Modern Era

Dick Hull earned a Veterinary Medicine degree in 1959 and then began a 32 year career as a veterinarian in Griggsville, Illinois. In 1992 he was appointed as the State Veterinarian for the Illinois Department of Agriculture, dealing with the important issues of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), Johne’s Disease, Chronic Wasting Disease, West Nile Disease, and agricultural homeland security issues after 9-11.

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Contemporary photo of Dick Hull. This picture was taken by a client at the completion of processing his feeder cattle.

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Narrator’s Photo

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Veterinary clinic built by Dr. Hull in 1973.

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1973

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Narrator’s Photo

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Pike County, Fairmount township neighborhood waiting to catch pigs for vaccination and castration. (Left to Right: George Wilson (Leslie Dorsey’s son), Clarence ‘Colonel’ Wilson, Johnny Olson, Leslie Dorsey, Filbert Little, Bud Lipcamon and Larry Little).

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Pike County, Fairmount township

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Photo taken around 1970.

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Narrator’s Photo

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Dr. Hull with Richard Webel and his son Rick, examining a pig around 1975.

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1975

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Representative Duane Noland presenting Dr. Hull a certificate recognizing him for receiving the LCI (Livestock Conservation Institute) and Memoriam Award.

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May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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National board of directors. (Left to Right: Phil Bradshaw, Dr. Hull, Harold Newman, Bob Kopps, Normal Turnbull, Richard Myers).

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Photo taken around 1980.

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Narrator’s Photo

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Dr. Hull in his Illinois Department of Agriculture desk.

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This image is considered to be in the public domain

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Dr. Hull of the American Veterinary Medical Association representing the Illinois State Veterinary Medicine Association in the AVMA House of Representatives, around 1992.

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AVMA House of Representatives

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around 1992

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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Photo of Dr. Hull, shriner member.

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May be restricted. Source citation is unknown. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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Photo of Dr. Hull sitting in his personal office wearing his ALPLM volunteer shirt, undated photo.

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This image is considered to be in the public domain.



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