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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


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Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives


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