Cora Wilson Stewart founded the moonlight schools and was a leader in the national campaign to eliminate adult illiteracy. The bulk of the photographs in this collection document moonlight schools in Eastern Kentucky.
Rachel Carson (1907-1964) was a biologist, conservationist, and writer. Her book, Silent Spring (1962), exposed the dangers of the indiscriminate use of pesticides. Highlights from this digital collection include photographs of Carson as a child...
Women biologists; Women environmentalists; Women scientists;
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