Albert Francis Blakeslee (1874-1954), Irving Lazarowitz, and Theresa Zinghini

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0269]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: October 28, 1940

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0269

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Summary

Botanist and geneticist Albert Francis Blakeslee (1874-1954), shown standing at NBC radio microphone with two students, Irving Lazarowitz (l) and Theresa Zinghini (r), participating in the American Institute Student Science Laboratories at the Westinghouse exhibit in the 1940 World's Fair. Irving Lazarowitz (age 17) was at James Madison High School in New York; Theresa Zinghini (age 17) was at Girls Commercial High School; Blakeslee was then President of American Association for the Advancement of Science. See "Time Capsule Sunk Till 6939 at Fair," New York Times, September 24, 1940.

Subject

  • Blakeslee, Albert Francis 1874-1954
  • Zinghini, Theresa
  • Lazarowitz, Irving
  • National Broadcasting Company
  • G. Westinghouse & Co
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0269

Repository Loc.

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

Date

October 28, 1940

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Topic

  • Genetics
  • Science fairs

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0269]

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