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This botanical specimen book was collected and curated by Helen J. Monahan in 1899 for a Botany course taught by John M. Holzinger at the Winona Normal School in Winona, Minnesota. Helen Josephine (Monahan) Rowekamp (1885-1967) was born in Witoka, Minnesota. She attended the Winona Normal School. In 1916 Helen (Monahan) Rowekamp married Julius Rowekamp and they farmed in the Lewiston area until 1947 when they moved to Winona. Mrs. Rowekamp's death was announced in The Winona Daily News on Sunday, March 05, 1967.
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Botanical Specimen, Herbarium, Botany, Plant Specimen, Plant Ecology, Botany in Minnesota, Botany Student Work, Helen Monahan, Helen Josephine (Monahan) Rowekamp (1885-1967), Winona Normal School, Teacher Education, Plants, Flowers, Seeds, John Michael Holzinger (1853-1929), Professor John M. Holzinger, Winona, Palezoic Plateau, Driftless Area
Botany | Life Sciences | Plant Biology | Plant Sciences | Science and Mathematics Education
Monahan, Helen J., "Botanical Specimens (Herbarium) by Helen J. Monahan, 1899" (1899). Botanical Specimen Books. 1.
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This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.
Special acknowledgement to the Wisconsin State Herbarium and Mark Wetter for the use of their scanning equipment. Scanning performed by Darrell W. Krueger Library - Winona State University.
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