Eugene Manis was a horticulturalist, research scientist and USDA plant breeder for much of his career. His first professional job was as a planter for the Firestone Rubber Plantation in Harbel, Liberia from 1939 through 1941. These scrapbooks document the begining of his career.
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Scrapbook Album 1 : page 003
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