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Marjory Stoneman Douglas: Poet of the Everglades

From the Collection: Women in American History

Marjory Stoneman Douglas advocated for conservation and joined the movement to make the Everglades a national park. In 1947, she published The Everglades: River of Grass and forever redefined the region as essential not only to wildlife, but to people.

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