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

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

 

Persistent URL:http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!287591~!0#focus

 

Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

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