Ivan Pratt was a Marine Biologist for Oregon State College in the 1940's and 1950's. Pratt created a parasitology lab to help support and expand Marine Biology studies. Pratt discovered a new species of mite that attacked beachhoppers, a type of crustacean, along Oregon and Washington coasts.
Oregon State University College of Home Economics Department of Foods and Nutrition. From bottow row left to right: Lorraine Miller, James Leklem, Margy Woodburn, Margaret Lewis, Carolyn Raab, Jean Peters, Rosemary Wander, Constance Georgiou, Mary Kelsey, Zoe Ann Holmes, and Florian Cerklewski.