Taimi Toffer Anderson (1937- ), 1956

Creator: Science Service


Subject: Anderson, Taimi Toffer 1937-


Type: Black-and-white photographs


Date: 1956


Topic: Science fairs

     Women scientists


Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2010-0105]


Summary: In 1956, Taimi Toffer Anderson (1937- ), a senior at Allentown High School, Allentown, Pennsylvania, won the girls' physical sciences division at the National Science Fair. Her project focused on how electricity can be used to trace protein molecules. Her sister, Kristina Toffer, won in the same division the following year. Taimi, born in Estonia, immigrated to the United States in 1952, and later became a landscape gardener


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~!287592~!0#focus


Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives


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