Taimi Toffer Anderson (1937- ), 1956

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2010-0105]

Creator: Science Service

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1956

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

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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.

Creator

Science Service

Subject

Anderson, Taimi Toffer 1937-

Cite as

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

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1956

Restrictions & Rights

All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Women scientists
  • Science fairs

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2010-0105]