left to right: John Rock; Mary Woodard Lasker (1900-1994); Richard Norris Pierson, Sr.; and Cornelius P. Trowbridge (1898?-1973)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2417]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1948

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-2417

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Summary

left to right: Physician John Rock; philanthropist Mary Woodard Lasker (1900-1994), physician Richard Norris Pierson, Sr.; and Cornelius P. Trowbridge (1898?-1973). Trowbridge (President of the Planned Parenthood Federation board) was presenting a Lasker medallion to Pierson and Rock. Lasker was co-donor of the Albert and Mary Lasker Awards. Rock, a professor of gynecology at Harvard Medical School, was cited for his research into the cause and cure of sterility. Medical researcher Pierson was praised for his efforts in obtaining medical recognition for Planned Parenthood.

Subject

  • Rock, John
  • Lasker, Mary
  • Pierson, Richard N. Sr
  • Trowbridge, Cornelius P. c. 1898-1973
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Harvard Medical School

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2009-2417

Repository Loc.

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

Date

1948

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Topic

  • Medicine
  • Humanitarianism
  • Gynecology

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2417]