Eloise Gerry (1885-1970), shown at microscope undated

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1886]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: undated

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1886

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Summary

By the 1920s, Eloise Gerry (1885-1970) was considered one of the foremost investigators in wood technology in America and one of few female scientists specializing in research on lumbering, wood utilization, and the turpentining process. After earning a Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin, she spent her career at the U.S. Forest Service's Forest Products Research Laboratory in Madison. The photo caption reads: "Dr. Gerry in her laboratory with the microscope that helped give the great naval stores industry in the United States a new lease on life."

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  • Gerry, Eloise 1885-1970
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Forest Products Laboratory (U.S.)

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Also known as: [SPI_5738]

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-1886

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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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Topic

  • Forests and forestry
  • Women scientists

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1886]

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