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The National Women's History Museum is an online institution preserving women's history and working to establish a physical Museum in Washington D.C.

Ornithologist Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey was born today in 1863. An early advocate of the protection of birds, Bailey’s field guides for living birds are considered the first in the bird watching genre. She also helped popularize the field of natural history.

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Ornithologist Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey was born today in 1863. An early advocate of the protection of birds, Bailey’s field guides for living birds are considered the first in the bird watching genre. She also helped popularize the field of natural history.

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