Estrella Eleanor Carothers (1883-1957), standing outside holding specimen case

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    Description: Estrella Eleanor Carothers (1883-1957) taught at the University of Pennsylvania from 1913-1933, and then continued her groundbreaking genetics research on the order Orthoptera at the University of Iowa from 1935 to 1941.

    Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

    Medium: Black and white photographic print

    Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives

    Collection: Accession 90-105: Science Service Records, 1920s – 1970s - Science Service, now the Society for Science & the Public, was a news organization founded in 1921 to promote the dissemination of scientific and technical information. Although initially intended as a news service, Science Service produced an extensive array of news features, radio programs, motion pictures, phonograph records, and demonstration kits and it also engaged in various educational, translation, and research activities.

    Accession number: SIA2008-0358

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