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Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956), 1921

Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956), 1921

 
 
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Creator: Stokley, James 1900-1990..Subject: Joliot-Curie, Irène 1897-1956. Stokley, James 1900-1990. University of Pennsylvania..Type: Black-and-white photographs..Date: 1921..Topic: Physics. Women scientists. Nobel Prizes..Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4488]..Summary: Physicist Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956) is shown in full academic regalia on May 23, 1921, when she accepted an honorary degree at the University of Pennsylvania on behalf of her mother Marie Sklodowska Curie (1867-1934). Accompanied by her daughters Irène and Eve, Marie Curie had an exhausting schedule of appearances during her 1921 U.S. tour, accepting awards and a gift of radium for her research, arranged by various women's associations and scientific groups. The photographer, James Stokley, was teaching school in Philadelphia and in 1925 became a science journalist on the Science Service staff..Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives..Persistent URL:http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!287598~!0#focus..Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives ( http://siarchives.si.edu ) ..View more collections from the Smithsonian Institution. ( http://collections.si.edu )

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1900 - 1909
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