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Guinea pigs showing color inheritance

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Guinea pigs showing color inheritance, part of a Fitter Families exhibit, 1926. Fitter Families Contests held at state fairs throughout the United States during the 1920s showed that American eugenicists were literal in their aim to apply principles of agricultural breeding to human beings. (DNAi location: Chronicle > Threat of the Unfit > The fit and unfit)
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color inheritance,guinea pigs,eugenicists,state fairs,1920s,human beings,aim,contests,united states
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