Photographs, 1896-1941, n.d.

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Photographs, 1896-1941, n.d.

Photographs, 1896-1941, n.d.

Photographs of Jessie Tarbox Beals, first American woman photojournalist.

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Louisa was an author of nine books, numerous magazine articles, and a series on gardens and gardening. She founded the Garden Club of Michigan (1912), Garden Club of America, and the Woman's National Farm and Garden Association (1914). She received the National War Garden Commission's bronze medal and the American Horticultural Society's George Robert White medal. Known as the "Fairy godmother of gardening in America" she died in 1948. Her husband, Francis King, was a business man, mayor of Alma...

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President, Minneapolis Women's Club, 1907-1915; president, General Federation of Women's Clubs, 1920-1924; member, Advisory Committee, Conference on Limitation of Armament, 1921-1922. From the description of Alice Ames Winter papers, 1918-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870822 Biographical/Historical Note President, Minneapolis Women's Club, 1907-1915; president, General Federation of Women's Clubs, 1920-1924; mem...

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