Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Meet Serena Katherine “Violet” Dandridge, Suffragist and Scientific Illustrator

The history of Violet Dandridge’s investment in her work as a scientific illustrator and a suffragist, told in her own words, helps us construct a more complete picture of what it meant to many women to pursue careers and basic rights in the early twentieth century.

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100 Women in Science in Smithsonian History

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A Coffee Break With James Smithson