Paul E. Teschan (1923- ), Watson Davis (1896-1967), and Marina Prajmovsky (1924-1974), 1942

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    Creator: Davis, Fremont 1915-

    Subject: Teschan, Paul E. 1923-
           Davis, Watson 1896-1967
           Prajmovsky, Marina 1924-1974
           Science Service

    Type: Black-and-white photographs

    Date: 1942

    Topic: Science fairs
         Women scientists

    Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-4099]

    Summary: The winners of the first Science Talent Search competition, Paul E. Teschan (1923- ) and Marina Prajmovsky (1924-1974), are shown with Science Service director, Watson Davis (1896-1967). Prajmovsky had immigrated to the United States from Finland when she was four, and her essay on ''Chemical Death to Infection'' won the competition that year. Prajmovsky used her $2,400 scholarship to attend Radcliffe College. After graduation, she conducted research on eye diseases at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York and also worked for the Navy

    Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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    Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

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