Walter Alexander's Herbarium and plant analysis notebook

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Walter Alexander's Herbarium and plant analysis notebook

Assembled in 1897 by African American high school student, Walter Alexander (1880-1910) of Ironton, Ohio. Alexander created the notebook when he was around 17 years old while attending Kingsbury Public High School. It features mounted plant specimens, pen-and-ink sketches of botanical details, and descriptions of plant species native to Southern Ohio.

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Herbarium and plant analysis notebook

Herbarium and plant analysis notebook

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