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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