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Frederica Annis Lopez de Leo de Laguna (1906-2004), standing and talking at meeting with Kaj Birket-Smith (1893-1977)

Description: The anthropologist Frederica Annis Lopez de Leo de Laguna (1906-2004) is shown with her research partner Danish ethnologist Kaj Birket-Smith (1893-1977), at a March 18, 1937, meeting where they were presenting their latest research on Eskimo and Paleoindian art and culture in Alaska. She chaired the anthropology department at Bryn Mawr College and was elected president of the American Anthropological Association.

 

Creator/Photographer: Fremont Davis

 

Medium: Black and white photographic print

 

Date: 1937

 

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

Collection: Accession 90-105: Science Service Records, 1920s – 1970s - Science Service, now the Society for Science & the Public, was a news organization founded in 1921 to promote the dissemination of scientific and technical information. Although initially intended as a news service, Science Service produced an extensive array of news features, radio programs, motion pictures, phonograph records, and demonstration kits and it also engaged in various educational, translation, and research activities.

 

Accession number: SIA2007-0499

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