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Dan Bender Zoo collection Series
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Zoo Photographs

Photographs in this series depict zoo officials weighing a gorilla, an elephant pinning its keeper to the ground, a camel at Highland Park Zoo during a zoo sit-down strike, a photograph of Mr. Moke the Chimpanzee with a Mr. Robert Tomarchin, who was charged with stealing the Chimpanzee from the St. Louis Zo,o and a zoo official feeding a 4 month old Chimpanzee.

Misc. Printed Materials

Material in this series consists of printed material about animals, including elephants and rhinos, the story "Shirley Visits the Zoo," and several magazines.

Chimpanzee Performance

Material in this series consists of black and white and colour postcards of chimpanzees from the St. Louis Zoo and newspapers containing ads and information about training the chimpanzees at the zoo.

Frank Buck

The series contains material related to Frank Buck the animal hunter, movie actor, producer, director and author. Material consists of ads, movie stills, books (primarily in comic book style), and trading cards.