Marina Prajmovsky Meyers (1924-1974)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1669]

Creator: Davis, Fremont 1915-1977

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

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Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-1669

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Summary

Science Talent Search winner Marina Prajmovsky (Meyers) (1924-1974) used her scholarship to attend Radcliffe College, where she majored in biology. She then received her M.D. at Yale University, conducted research on eye diseases, and eventually became an ophthalmologist in private practice. The original photograph caption referred to the fact that she then had a "vacation" job at Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C.

Subject

  • Meyers, Marina Prajmovsky 1924-1974
  • Radcliffe College
  • Yale University
  • Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.)

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-1669

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

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Topic

  • Biology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Women scientists
  • Science fairs

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1669]