NMNH Field Book Project: Women & Botany

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    By Emily Hunter, Field Book Project Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives. Left to right: Unidentified man, botanist and plant pathologist Johanna Westerdijk (1883-1961), and two other women (unidentified). For women interested in science in the 19th and early 20th centuries, botany was the most accessible...

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