N.Y. Furs are Worth $1,000,000 a Year

View of trapper Ray L. Goodmoote of Berlin, Rensselaer County displaying pelts of animals he caught that are hanging on the side of a barn. There are four species in all: red fox (Vulpes vulpes), striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis), common raccoon (Procyon lotor), and what is either American mink (Mustela vison) or fisher (Martes pennanti). Two dogs are standing next to Mr. Goodmoote. See image NYSA_14297-87_1572 for another view of Mr. Goodmoote displaying his pelts. This image was created to record the game-related activities of the New York State Conservation Commission.
Date Original
1919 – 1920
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87, SARA No. 1621.
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Rensselaer County