Emma Reh (1896-1982)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-0884]

Creator: Reh, Emma

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

As she was growing up in Washington, D.C., Emma Reh (1896-1982) contributed many prize-winning essays and drawings to local newspapers, foreshadowing a lifelong interest in communication. She joined the staff of Science Service around 1924 and continued as a frequent contributor throughout the 1930s, reporting on archeological excavations in Mexico, as well as the social and political situation in that country. In 1935, she worked for the Soil Conservation Service and later for the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization, writing about food consumption and distribution problems.

Subject

  • Reh, Emma
  • Science Service
  • United States Soil Conservation Service
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Restrictions & Rights

All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Journalism, Scientific
  • Archaeology

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-0884]