Margaret D. Foster

ID: SIA2010-0474

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1919

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7421, Box 1, Folder Margaret D. Foster, 1919

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Summary

Margaret D. Foster (1895-1970), working in a lab, was the first woman chemist to work for the United States Geological Survey. Bottles fill shelves in front of her.

Subject

  • Foster, Margaret D (Margaret Dorothy) b. 1895
  • United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The image is found in a collection of photographs from the Department of Mineral Sciences and its predecessor, the Department of Geology.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7421, Box 1, Folder Margaret D. Foster, 1919

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1919

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Women
  • Laboratories
  • Chemists
  • Chemistry Laboratory
  • Chemical laboratories
  • Science rooms and equipment

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA2010-0474

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 4.5w x 6.5h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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