Elizabeth Lee Hazen (1888-1975) and Rachel Brown (1898-1980)

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    Subject: Hazen, Elizabeth Lee 1888-
           Brown, Rachel 1898-1980
           New York (State) Dept. of Health

    Type: Black-and-White Prints

    Date: 10/28/1955

    Topic: Microbiology
         Chemistry
         Women scientists
         Chemotherapy

    Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-3566]

    Summary: In 1950, microbiologist Elizabeth Lee Hazen (1888-1975) and chemist Rachel Brown (1898-1980), Division of Laboratories and Research, New York State Department of Health, Albany, developed an effective antifungal agent (nystatin) for yeast infections. This photograph was distributed in 1955 when Hazen and Brown were given the first Squibb Award for achievements in chemotherapy.

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

    Persistent URL:Link to data base record

    Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

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    1. mukinfuddle [deleted] 38 months ago | reply

      Look like a couple of professional women who know what hey are doing, Thank goodness they existed.

    2. Smithsonian Institution 38 months ago | reply

      Thanks for letting us know, Penny!

      Susannah
      Smithsonian Institution Archives

    3. Elizabeth Thomsen 31 months ago | reply

      Blogged here (but more personal than informative)
      www.ethomsen.com/2011/science/

    4. mgw_wgw 31 months ago | reply

      Nice portrait of two very professional looking women :)
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      Seen on blog.flickr.net ( ?² )

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