Fascinating Women: Helen Gwynne-Vaughan

Helen Gwynne-Vaughan represented the flower of the New Woman–gently-bred, but very well educated–and further established herself as one of the many heroines of WWI. Before the war, Gwynne-Vaughan made her mark as a botanist and mycologist, earning her Doctor of Science in 1907 at the age of twenty-eight. She was soon given her own research …

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WWI Wednesday: Women’s War Work

I know I’m focusing most of my attention on women’s roles in WWI, but there are so many resources–both in print and online–detailing the decisive battles, the famous generals, and the carnage of the Great War (basically, men’s roles in the war). I don’t know about you, but I find WWI more interesting in regards …

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