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ESA’s Second Decade

By Kiyoko Miyanishi Reprinted from the ESA Bulletin, January 2014. ESA’s Second Decade: Roaring 20s and Dirty 30s In ESA’s first decade, its membership had increased from 284 charter members to ~500 members, of which 11% were women. During its second decade (1926–1935), membership peaked at 645 in the 1928 Directory (although subsequent addenda increased that number to >700 by…

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E. Lucy Braun

Emma Lucy Braun Born: Cincinnati, OH 4/19/1889; died 3/5/1971 Education: Cincinnati (B.A. 1910; M.A. 1912; Ph.D. 1914) Dissertation title: The physiographic ecology of the Cincinnati region (Ohio Biol. Surv. 2:115-211. Bull. no. 7) Adviser: Harris M. Benedict (D) Comments: Thesis thanks Henry C. Cowles for helpful suggestions. A new Eupatorium species, E. luciae-brauniae, was named for her by M. L….

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