Description: Mary Agnes Chase (1869-1963) specialized in the study of grasses and conducted extensive field work in South America, often personally funding her research trips, as it was considered inappropriate... more
90-105, 8, Portraits Gar; "Lucretia Rudolph Garfield (1832-1918), wife of President James A. Garfield. The caption to this photo notes that ""Lucretia Garfield lived to the ripe old age of 85."""
90-105, 9, Portraits Hall (only); "Sophronia Brooks Hall (1827-1885), an 1850 graduate of Oberlin College, was mother of scientist Charles Martin Hall, who endowed an Oberlin auditorium in her honor."
Description: Trained as an anatomist, Katharine J. Scott Bishop (1889-1976) graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1915 and, working with Herbert M. Evans, discovered the importance of Vi... more
Smithsonian receives portrait of famed suffrage leader. Washington, D.C., Nov. 17. Miss Marguerite H. Welles, President of the National League of Women Voters, presenting to Dr. Alexander Wetmore, Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, an oil painting of 80 year old Carrie Chapman Catt. The portrait will be hung in the Smithsonian Institution with the ones of three other famed suffrage leaders: Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Dr. Anna Howard Shaw. A gift of Mrs. Stanley McCormick of Chicago, the portrait was painted by Mary Foote in 1927
90-105, 9B, "Portraits, Hoa-Hog"; "Marian G. Hogan was described on the reverse of the photograph as ""President of Weatter [or Wealter] Services, Inc., 41 Mt. Vernon St., Boston, Massachusetts."""
Description: The distinguished British botanist Kathleen Beyer Blackburn (1892-1968) taught at Armstrong College, Newcastle upon Tyne. In 1926, Science News Letter reported that "plants as well as animals... more
(clockwise from left): Agnes J. Quirk, Helen Morgenthau Fox (1884-1974), Florence Hedges (1878-1956), unidentified woman, and Edna H. Fawcett (b. 1879)
Subject: Hedges, Florence 1878-1956. Quirk, Agnes J. Fox, Helen Morgenthau 1884-1974. Fawcett, Edna H. 1879-. United States Dept. of Agriculture..Type: Black-and-White Prints..Topic: Women scientists. Botany. P... more
90-105, 9A, "Portraits, Hea-Hed"; "Florence Hedges (1878-1956) was a pioneering plant pathologist who worked for most of her career at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry."
90-105, 9, "Griffith, M. E.- Gros, Edmund L."; "Mary Smith Griffith was author of Gardening on Nothing a Year, which had just been published by Hale, Cushman & Flint in 1937, when this photograph was distributed."
Description: Taken during the time of the Tennessee v. John T. Scopes Trial. July 1925..Creator/Photographer: Watson Davis..Medium: Black and white photographic print..Dimensions: 4.25 in x 3 in..Culture: Amer... more