Mary Blade, standing at blackboard

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0254]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: October 1946

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0254

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Summary

In 1946, when this photograph was taken, Mary Blade was the only woman on the Cooper Union engineering faculty (where she initially taught drawing, mathematics and design) and one of few women on any engineering faculty in the United States. Blade was an avid and accomplished mountain climber.

Subject

  • Blade, Mary
  • Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0254

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

Date

October 1946

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Topic

  • Engineering
  • Women engineers

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0254]

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