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(clockwise from left): Agnes J. Quirk, Helen Morgenthau Fox (1884-1974), and Florence Hedges (1878-1956)

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Hedges, Florence 1878-1956  Search this
Quirk, Agnes J  Search this
Fox, Helen Morgenthau 1884-1974  Search this
United States Department of Agriculture  Search this
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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) botanists Agnes J. Quirk, Helen Morgenthau Fox (1884-1974), and Florence Hedges (1878-1956). Quirk was assistant to the senior plant pathologist, USDA, 1901-1927, and served as head of the laboratory, 1928-1948. Fox published widely on the topic of gardening with herbs. Hedges worked at USDA for much of her career.
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Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3595]
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