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Published on Nov 20, 2018
The Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative, Because of Her Story, seeks to deepen our knowledge and appreciation of women’s contributions to American society. Drawing on the Smithsonian’s unique and vast resources, the initiative strives share complete and compelling story of women in America. For more information visit https://womenshistory.si.edu/.
In this video Carla Dove, program director of the National Museum of Natural History’s Feather Identification Lab, shares the story of Roxy Laybourne. Unknown to most, Laybourne was a pioneer in forensic ornithology whose work greatly improved the safety of flight.