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Karl August Folkers

Karl August Folkers

Karl August Folkers (1906-1997), American biochemist Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-1616] Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives Persistent UR... More

Christine Ladd-Franklin (1847-1930)

Christine Ladd-Franklin (1847-1930)

Creator: Scott, Julian P Subject: Ladd-Franklin, Christine 1847-1930        Vassar College Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Mathematics      Psychology Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5008] Summa... More

Marion Langhorne Howard Brickwedde (1909-1997) with Ferdinand G. Brickwedde

Marion Langhorne Howard Brickwedde (1909-1997) with Ferdinand G. Brick...

Description: This photograph of Marion Langhorne Howard Brickwedde (1909-1997) with Ferdinand G. Brickwedde (1903-1989) was captioned: "Dr. F. G. Brickwedde and his wife with the apparatus for making heavy wate... More

Margaret Harwood - Original

Margaret Harwood - Original

From 1916 to 1957, Harvard College astronomer Margaret Harwood (1885-1979) directed the Maria Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket Island, and ran its female-founded and female-run nonprofit science education ins... More

Wilmatte Porter Cockerell (1871-1957) and Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell (1866-1948) (cropped)

Wilmatte Porter Cockerell (1871-1957) and Theodore Dru Alison Cockerel...

Description: In this 1935 photograph, botanist Wilmatte Porter Cockerell (1871-1957) is shown with biologist Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell (1866-1948), whom she married in 1900. In 1901, he named the ultramari... More

Left to right Eugene H. Payne and Mildred Catherine Rebstock (1919-2011)

Left to right Eugene H. Payne and Mildred Catherine Rebstock (1919-201...

Subject: Payne, Eugene H        Rebstock, Mildred Catherine 1919-2011        Parke-Davis Research Laboratories Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Pharmacology      Women scientists Local number: SIA Acc. ... More

Annie Jump Cannon sitting at desk

Annie Jump Cannon sitting at desk

Description: First hired by Harvard College Observatory to carry out astronomical calculations, Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) eventually became one of the foremost American astronomers, known especially for her... More

Margaret Morris Hoskins (1886-1955)

Margaret Morris Hoskins (1886-1955)

Subject: Hoskins, Margaret M (Margaret Morris) b. 1886        University of Arkansas at Little Rock        New York University Type: Black-and-White Prints Topic: Women scientists      Dentistry Local number: S... More

Maud Slye

Maud Slye

Maud Slye (1879-1954) Subject: Slye, Maud 1879-1954, University of Chicago, Brown University Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Pathology, Women scientists, Cancer--Research Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105... More

Maclyn McCarty (5493933573) (cropped)

Maclyn McCarty (5493933573) (cropped)

Creator: Richards, Alan W Subjects: Bauer, Walter; Lancefield, Rebecca Price Craighill 1895-1981;McCarty, Maclyn Type: Black-and-White Prints Date: 1960 Topic: Women scientists, Bacteriology Local number: SIA A... More

Jacqueline Cochran (d. 1980), scientist

Jacqueline Cochran (d. 1980), scientist

Description: During her aviation career, from the 1930s through the 1960s, Jacqueline Cochran (d. 1980) set more speed and altitude records than any contemporary pilot, male or female, and was the first woman t... More

Mary Elizabeth Switzer

Mary Elizabeth Switzer

Description: Mary Elizabeth Switzer (1900-1971) was Director of the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation in the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and co-winner of the Lasker Award in 1960 with Pa... More

Mildred Catherine Rebstock (1919-2011)

Mildred Catherine Rebstock (1919-2011)

Subject: Rebstock, Mildred Catherine 1919-2011        Parke, Davis & Company Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1951 Topic: Chemistry      Women scientists      Antibiotics Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [... More

Linus Pauling with rope, scientist

Linus Pauling with rope, scientist

Subject: Pauling, Linus 1901-1994 Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Chemistry      Nobel Prizes Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1316] Summary: Linus Carl Pauling (1901-1994), American chemist, pea... More

Gladys Rowena Henry Dick (1881-1963)

Gladys Rowena Henry Dick (1881-1963)

Description: Pathologist Gladys Rowena Henry Dick (1881-1963), shown in this 1927 photo, was co-developer of a vaccine for scarlet fever with her husband George Frederick Dick (1881-1967). Born in Nebraska, Gl... More

Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori (1896-1957) and Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896-1984)

Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori (1896-1957) and Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896-1...

Description: Biochemist Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori (1896-1957) and her husband Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896-1984) were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine in 1947 for their work on how the human body metab... More

Ruby Hirose at the William S. Merrell Laboratories

Ruby Hirose at the William S. Merrell Laboratories

Ruby Hirose at the William S. Merrell Laboratories. Original Smithsonian information follows: Subject: Hirose, Ruby        William S. Merrell Laboratories        American Chemical Society Type: Black-and-White ... More

Jane Stafford

Jane Stafford

Description: Although she majored in chemistry at Smith College, Jane Stafford (1899-1991) spent most of her career communicating about medicine. Stafford worked at the American Medical Association before join... More

Margaret Mead (1901-1978) (2)

Margaret Mead (1901-1978) (2)

Creator: Siegel, Stephen Subject: Mead, Margaret        Pauling, Linus 1901-1994        New York Academy of Sciences Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1968     6/21/1968 Topic: Anthropology      Women sc... More

Sophia A. Satina (1879-1975) and Albert Francis Blakeslee (1874-1954), shown with samples of mold (3322781086) (cropped)

Sophia A. Satina (1879-1975) and Albert Francis Blakeslee (1874-1954),...

Description: Cytologist Sophia A. Satina (1879-1975), shown with geneticist Albert Francis Blakeslee, was born in Russia, where she taught at the Women's College of Moscow until 1921. Satina's research collabo... More

Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898-1979), demonstrating equipment in lab

Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898-1979), demonstrating equipment in lab

Description: In 1938, when this publicity photograph was taken, physicist Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898-1979) worked at General Electric Research Laboratories, where she did important research in surface chemis... More

Jane Stafford (1899-1991) (2)

Jane Stafford (1899-1991) (2)

Subject: Stafford, Jane 1899-1991        Smith College        American Medical Association        Science Service        National Institutes of Health (U.S.)        National Association of Science Writers     ... More

Jane Stafford (1899-1991) (3)

Jane Stafford (1899-1991) (3)

Subject: Stafford, Jane 1899-1991        Smith College        Science Service        American Medical Association        National Institutes of Health (U.S.)        National Association of Science Writers     ... More

Cecilia Helena Payne Gaposchkin (1900-1979) (3)

Cecilia Helena Payne Gaposchkin (1900-1979) (3)

Subject: Gaposchkin, Cecilia Helena Payne 1900-        Harvard College Observatory Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Astrophysics      Women scientists Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1326] Summa... More

Alfred Kinsey (5493900781)

Alfred Kinsey (5493900781)

Kinsey Institute for Sex Research translation staff: Henry Remak; Mrs. Leser (who translated German and French sources); and Cornelia V. Christenson, in charge of reference research, in the institute library, 1... More

Rachel Louise Carson

Rachel Louise Carson

Description: Biologist Rachel Louise Carson (1907-1964) began her career with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service but achieved fame and social influence with publication of such popular books as The Sea Around U... More

Marjorie MacDill Breit

Marjorie MacDill Breit

Description: Marjorie MacDill Breit (1896-1987) used her undergraduate education in science and a lifelong interest in ecology and zoology to advantage during her journalistic career. She worked as a staff wri... More

Pearl Mc Iver

Pearl Mc Iver

Pearl McIver (1893-1976) Subject: McIver, Pearl, United States Public Health Service, United States Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare Office of the Secretary Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1955 ... More

Julian Schwinger, 1965, scientist

Julian Schwinger, 1965, scientist

Creator: United Press International Subject: Schwinger, Julian 1918-1994 Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1965     October 21, 1965 Topic: Physics      Nobel Prizes Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009... More

Florence Bascom2

Florence Bascom2

Description: Geologist Florence Bascom (1862-1945) was the first woman to earn a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University (1893) and, in 1894, the first woman elected to the Geological Society of America. She was Pr... More

Estrella Eleanor Carothers

Estrella Eleanor Carothers

Description: Estrella Eleanor Carothers (1883-1957) taught at the University of Pennsylvania from 1913-1933, and then continued her groundbreaking genetics research on the order Orthoptera at the University of ... More

Left to right Dixy Lee Ray (1914-1994) and Glenn Theodore Seaborg (1912-1999) (6891627661)

Left to right Dixy Lee Ray (1914-1994) and Glenn Theodore Seaborg (191...

Subject: Ray, Dixy Lee        Seaborg, Glenn Theodore 1912-1999        University of Washington        Pacific Science Center        U.S. Atomic Energy Commission Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1968   ... More

Ruby Hirose, scientist

Ruby Hirose, scientist

Subject: Hirose, Ruby        William S. Merrell Laboratories        American Chemical Society Type: Black-and-White Prints Topic: Biochemistry      Allergy      Women scientists Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [S... More

Betty Naomi Goldstein Friedan

Betty Naomi Goldstein Friedan

Description: Betty Naomi Goldstein Friedan (1921-2006) graduated summa cum laude from Smith College and had begun graduate study in psychology at the University of California when she transferred her energies t... More

Maclyn McCarty (5493933573)

Maclyn McCarty (5493933573)

Creator: Richards, Alan W Subjects: Bauer, Walter; Lancefield, Rebecca Price Craighill 1895-1981;McCarty, Maclyn Type: Black-and-White Prints Date: 1960 Topic: Women scientists, Bacteriology Local number: SIA A... More

Mildred Adams Fenton

Mildred Adams Fenton

Description: Mildred Adams Fenton (b. 1888) trained in paleontology and geology at the University of Iowa. She coauthored dozens of general science books with her husband, Carroll Lane Fenton, including Record... More

Margaret V. Dunham, standing at bank of instruments - 1943

Margaret V. Dunham, standing at bank of instruments - 1943

Description: In 1943, when this photograph was taken, Women's Army Corps Lt. Margaret V. Dunham was conducting research in the Chemical Warfare Service's Medical Division at the Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland. A ... More

Hilda Hempl Heller scientist - Black and White Portrait Photograph

Hilda Hempl Heller scientist - Black and White Portrait Photograph

Hilda Hempl Heller (b. 1891) Creator: Davis, Watson 1896-1967 Subject: Heller, Hilda Hempl 1891- Field Museum of Natural History Type: Black-and-White Prints Date: Aug-24 Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA... More

Alice Brown

Alice Brown

Description: Alice Brown (1857-1948) studied anatomy at Cornell University. When she published The Black Drop (1919), a novel with scientific themes, the publisher emphasized that its "main character inherits ... More

Lise Meitner (1878-1968), lecturing at Catholic University, Washington, D.C., 1946

Lise Meitner (1878-1968), lecturing at Catholic University, Washington...

Creator: Briggs, C.A Subject: Meitner, Lise 1878-1968        Catholic University of America Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1946 Topic: Physics      Women scientists Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA20... More

Elissa Landi (1904-1948), actress

Elissa Landi (1904-1948), actress

Subject: Landi, Elissa 1904-1948 Type: Black-and-White Prints Date: 4/20/1932 Topic: Actresses Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-5056] Summary: The films of actress Elissa Landi (1904-1948) were popula... More

Chien-shiung Wu (1912-1997), Dr. Brode, and Science Talent Search Winners

Chien-shiung Wu (1912-1997), Dr. Brode, and Science Talent Search Winn...

Subject: Wu, C. S (Chien-shiung) 1912-1997 Columbia University Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1958 Topic: Science fairs Women scientists Physics Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2010-1510] Summary: ... More

Otto Emery Jennings & Grace Emma Kinzer Jennings

Otto Emery Jennings & Grace Emma Kinzer Jennings

Jennings, O. E (Otto Emery) 1877-1964; Jennings, Grace Emma Kinzer d. 1957; Carnegie Museum. Carnegie Museum botanist Otto Emery Jennings (1877-1964) and Grace Emma Kinzer Jennings (d. 1957). Grace Jennings wa... More

Kathleen Yardley Lonsdale (1903-1971)

Kathleen Yardley Lonsdale (1903-1971)

Creator: Livingstone, F. C Subject: Lonsdale, Kathleen Dame 1903-1971        British Association for the Advancement of Science Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1968 Topic: Chemistry      Women scientis... More

Frederica Annis Lopez de Leo de Laguna (1906-2004), standing and talking at meeting with Kaj Birket-Smith (1893-1977)

Frederica Annis Lopez de Leo de Laguna (1906-2004), standing and talki...

Description: The anthropologist Frederica Annis Lopez de Leo de Laguna (1906-2004) is shown with her research partner Danish ethnologist Kaj Birket-Smith (1893-1977), at a March 18, 1937, meeting where they wer... More

Gladys Rowena Henry Dick (cropped2)

Gladys Rowena Henry Dick (cropped2)

Description: Pathologist Gladys Rowena Henry Dick (1881-1963), shown in this 1927 photo, was co-developer of a vaccine for scarlet fever with her husband George Frederick Dick (1881-1967). Born in Nebraska, Gl... More

Hazel Gay

Hazel Gay

Description: When she retired in 1961, Hazel Gay had served for 45 years as head librarian at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer Medium: Black an... More

Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956), 1921crop

Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956), 1921crop

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 ... More

Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956), 1921

Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956), 1921

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 ... More

Unidentified woman (2)

Unidentified woman (2)

Subject: Miller, Oskar von 1855-1934        Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin        National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Electrical engineering Local number: SIA Acc. 90-1... More

Helen Redfield b. 1900

Helen Redfield b. 1900

Helen Redfield (b. 1900) had been introduced to genetics when studying with Herman Muller, and her research focused on drosophila and on mice. She had earned a Ph.D. at University of California and in 1921, sh... More

Rachel Louise Carson portrait

Rachel Louise Carson portrait

Description: Biologist Rachel Louise Carson (1907-1964) began her career with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service but achieved fame and social influence with publication of such popular books as The Sea Around U... More

Charles Hubbard Judd (1873-1946)

Charles Hubbard Judd (1873-1946)

Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4535] Summary: Psychologist Charles Hubbard Judd (1873-1946) was educated at Wesleyan University (A.B., 1894), University of Leipzig (Ph.D., 1896), and served as director ... More

Fay-Cooper Cole (1881-1961), scientist

Fay-Cooper Cole (1881-1961), scientist

Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1058] Summary: Anthropologist Fay-Cooper Cole (1881-1961) was a professor at the University of Chicago for most of his career. After earning his Ph.D. at Columbia Univers... More

Florence Barbara Seibert (1897-1991)

Florence Barbara Seibert (1897-1991)

Subject: Seibert, Florence Barbara 1897-1991        Goucher College        Yale University        University of Pennsylvania        American Chemical Society        Henry Phipps Institute Type: Black-and-white ... More

Helen Miles Davis (1895-1957) and Francis Ernest Lloyd (1868-1947)

Helen Miles Davis (1895-1957) and Francis Ernest Lloyd (1868-1947)

Subject: Davis, Helen Miles 1895-1957 Type: Black-and-white photographs Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5365] Summary: Helen Miles Davis (1895-1957), chemist and wife of Science Service director Watson ... More

G. Wilbrink

G. Wilbrink

Gerharda Wilbrink (1875-1962) was a Dutch plant pathologist; Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Plant diseases      Botany      Women scientists Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-3800] Summary: The ... More

Margaret Mead (1901-1978)

Margaret Mead (1901-1978)

Subject: Mead, Margaret        International Symposium on Feelings and Emotions Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1948     10/18/1948 Topic: Anthropology      Women scientists Local number: SIA Acc. 90-1... More

Matilda Moldenhauer Brooks (b. 1890)

Matilda Moldenhauer Brooks (b. 1890)

Description: Botanist Matilda Moldenhauer (b. 1890) was completing graduate work at Harvard University (Ph.D., 1920) when she met biologist Sumner Cushing Brooks. During their marriage, Matilda and Sumner cond... More

Patricia A. McBroom, scientist

Patricia A. McBroom, scientist

Subject: McBroom, Patricia        Science Service Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1968 Topic: Journalism, Scientific      Anthropology      Women scientists Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5598]... More

Wilmatte Porter Cockerell (1871-1957) and Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell (1866-1948)

Wilmatte Porter Cockerell (1871-1957) and Theodore Dru Alison Cockerel...

Description: In this 1935 photograph, botanist Wilmatte Porter Cockerell (1871-1957) is shown with biologist Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell (1866-1948), whom she married in 1900. In 1901, he named the ultramari... More

Left to right George Grant McCurdy (1863-1947) and Emily Cleveland Davis (1898-1968)

Left to right George Grant McCurdy (1863-1947) and Emily Cleveland Dav...

Creator: Davis, Fremont 1915-1977 Subject: McCurdy, George Grant 1863-1947        Davis, Emily Cleveland 1898-1968        Yale University        Science Service        International Symposium on Early Man (193... More

Joyce Jacobson Kaufman

Joyce Jacobson Kaufman

Kaufman, Joyce Jacobson (born 1929), Martin Marietta Corporation, Research Institute for Advanced Study (Baltimore, Md.), Johns Hopkins University Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-4572] Summary: Ameri... More

Mary Knapp Strong Clemens (1873-1965) with Joseph Clemens (1862-1936)

Mary Knapp Strong Clemens (1873-1965) with Joseph Clemens (1862-1936)

Description: Mary Knapp Strong Clemens (1873-1965) is shown at the New York Botanical Garden with her husband, Joseph Clemens (1862-1936), an ordained Methodist minister who had become a U.S. Army Chaplain in 1... More

Eloise Gerry (1885-1970), shown at microscope

Eloise Gerry (1885-1970), shown at microscope

Description: By the 1920s, Eloise Gerry (1885-1970) was considered one of the foremost investigators in wood technology in America and one of few female scientists specializing in research on lumbering, wood ut... More

Kirtley Fletcher Mather (1888-1978) and Edmund Ezra Day (1883-1951)

Kirtley Fletcher Mather (1888-1978) and Edmund Ezra Day (1883-1951)

Geologist Kirtley Fletcher Mather (1888-1978) and Cornell University president and economist Edmund Ezra Day (1883-1951) were attending an Inter-Society meeting in Washington, D.C., February 23, 1947, when thi... More

Mary Alice McWhinnie (1922-1980) - DePaul University - 1962 - (2)

Mary Alice McWhinnie (1922-1980) - DePaul University - 1962 - (2)

Subject: McWhinnie, Mary A        DePaul University Type: Black-and-White Prints Date: 1962 Topic: Scientific expeditions      Biology Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-5739] Summary: Mary Alice McWhin... More

Mary Jane Rathbun (1860-1943), working with crab specimens

Mary Jane Rathbun (1860-1943), working with crab specimens

Description: Mary Jane Rathbun (1860-1943) worked for the United States Fish Commission and later at the United States National Museum in the Department of Marine Invertebrates. She began her work as an unpaid ... More

Emily Cleveland Davis (1898-1968)

Emily Cleveland Davis (1898-1968)

Subject: Davis, Emily Cleveland 1898-1968        American University        Science Service        United States Dept. of Agriculture Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1940     26-Dec-40 Topic: Archaeolo... More

George Van Biesbroeck

George Van Biesbroeck

Subject: Van Biesbroeck, George 1880-1974        Yerkes Observatory Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Astronomy Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2010-0289] Summary: George A. Van Biesbroeck (1880-1974),... More

Rachel Fuller Brown

Rachel Fuller Brown

Elizabeth Lee Hazen (1888-1975) and Rachel Brown (1898-1980) Date: 10/28/1955 Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-3566] Summary: In 1950, microbiologist Elizabeth Lee Hazen (1888-1975) and chemist Rachel... More

Lise Meitner (1878-1968), lecturing at Catholic University, Washington, D.C., 1946 (cropped2)

Lise Meitner (1878-1968), lecturing at Catholic University, Washington...

Creator: Briggs, C.A Subject: Meitner, Lise 1878-1968        Catholic University of America Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1946 Topic: Physics      Women scientists Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA20... More

Mary Alice McWhinnie (1922-1980) - DePaul University - 1962

Mary Alice McWhinnie (1922-1980) - DePaul University - 1962

Subject: McWhinnie, Mary A        DePaul University Type: Black-and-White Prints Date: 1962 Topic: Biology      Scientific expeditions Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-5738] Summary: Mary Alice McWhin... More

Elizabeth Shull Russell during World War I

Elizabeth Shull Russell during World War I

Elizabeth Shull Russell (1913-2001) Creator: American Association of University Women Subject: Russell, Elizabeth Shull 1913-2001, University of Michigan, Columbia University, University of Chicago, Jackson La... More

Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956), c. 1935

Irène Joliot-Curie (1897-1956), c. 1935

Creator: Science Service Subject: Joliot-Curie, Irène 1897-1956        Joliot-Curie, Frédéric Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1935 Topic: Physics      Women scientists      Nobel Prizes Local number: SI... More

Lise Meitner standing at meeting with Arthur H. Compton and Katherine Cornell

Lise Meitner standing at meeting with Arthur H. Compton and Katherine ...

Description: Austrian-born physicist Lise Meitner (1878-1968) is shown here (at right) with actress Katherine Cornell and physicist Arthur H. Compton on June 6, 1946, when Meitner and Cornell were receiving awa... More

Left to right Dixy Lee Ray (1914-1994), Glenn Theodore Seaborg (1912-1999), and Ed Westcott (6891628221)

Left to right Dixy Lee Ray (1914-1994), Glenn Theodore Seaborg (1912-1...

Subject: Ray, Dixy Lee        Seaborg, Glenn Theodore 1912-1999        Westcott, Ed        University of Washington        Pacific Science Center        U.S. Atomic Energy Commission Type: Black-and-white photo... More

Minna P Gill

Minna P Gill

Description: During the 1910s, as a young woman, Washington, D.C., native Minna P. Gill was active in the women's suffrage movement and participated in many demonstrations for women's rights. After earning her... More

Zworykin kinescope 1929

Zworykin kinescope 1929

Subject: Zworykin, V. K (Vladimir Kosma) 1889-1982        Birt, Mildred        Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1934 Topic: Television Local number: SIA Acc.... More

Ruth Winkley

Ruth Winkley

Subject: Winkley, Ruth        University of Michigan        Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Zoology      Women scientists Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105... More

Helen Walcott at "Olmsted," Provo, Utah

Helen Walcott at "Olmsted," Provo, Utah

Description: Detail from photograph of the family of paleontologist and fourth Smithsonian Secretary Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850-1927), on a collecting trip to "Olmsted" near Provo, Utah ca. 1907. Seated, H... More

John t scopes, scientist

John t scopes, scientist

Photograph of John Scopes taken one month before the Tennessee v. John T. Scopes Trial. From the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Rotated, cropped, and cleaned by Kaldari.

Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850-1927) family at "Olmsted," Provo, Utah

Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850-1927) family at "Olmsted," Provo, Utah

Description: Paleontologist and fourth Smithsonian Secretary Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850-1927) often took his family along on collecting trips. This photograph was taken around 1907 when the family stopped ... More

Ruby Hirose at the William S. Merrell Laboratories

Ruby Hirose at the William S. Merrell Laboratories

Ruby Hirose at the William S. Merrell Laboratories. Original Smithsonian information follows: Subject: Hirose, Ruby        William S. Merrell Laboratories        American Chemical Society Type: Black-and-White ... More

Emma Reh (1896-1982) (2)

Emma Reh (1896-1982) (2)

Subject: Reh, Emma        Science Service Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1935 Topic: Journalism, Scientific Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2156] Summary: As she was growing up in Washington, D... More

Rosetta Shear Clarkson

Rosetta Shear Clarkson

Description: In 1940, Rosetta Shear Clarkson (1893-1950) was a high school English teacher in New Rochelle, New York. By 1942, when this publicity photograph was distributed, she was becoming known for her boo... More

George Rappleyea

George Rappleyea

Photograph of George Washington Rappleyea taken one month before the Tennessee v. John T. Scopes Trial. From the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Medium: Black and white photographic print Dimensions: 4.25 in... More

Photo Lucile Petry Leone (1902-1999)

Photo Lucile Petry Leone (1902-1999)

Subject: Leone, Lucile Petry 1902-1999        United States Public Health Service Office of the Surgeon General        United States Cadet Nurse Corps Type: Black-and-White Prints Date: Nov-55 Topic: Nursing Lo... More

Josephine G. Fountain (3358895833)

Josephine G. Fountain (3358895833)

Description: During the early 1960s, Josephine G. Fountain, a registered nurse who worked at the University of Florida Teaching Hospital and Clinics, invented the "Direct Suction Tracheotomy Tube" (U.S. Patent ... More

Emma Reh (1896-1982) (3)

Emma Reh (1896-1982) (3)

Subject: Reh, Emma        Science Service Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1935     1935? Topic: Journalism, Scientific Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2153] Summary: As she was growing up in Was... More

Marjorie Van de Water (1900-1962)

Marjorie Van de Water (1900-1962)

Subject: Van de Water, Marjorie 1900-1962        Science Service Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Psychology      Sociology      Journalism, Scientific Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2010-0300] Summ... More

Mary Elizabeth Bennett Ritter (1860-1949)

Mary Elizabeth Bennett Ritter (1860-1949)

Creator: Cooney, Martin J Subject: Ritter, Mary Elizabeth Bennett 1860-1949 Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1946 Topic: Medicine      Women scientists Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2300] Summa... More

Margaret Harwood, scientist

Margaret Harwood, scientist

From 1916 to 1957, Harvard College astronomer Margaret Harwood (1885-1979) directed the Maria Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket Island, and ran its female-founded and female-run nonprofit science education ins... More

Kirsopp and Silva Lake with Robert P Casey

Kirsopp and Silva Lake with Robert P Casey

Kirsopp Lake (1872-1946), Silva Tipple New Lake (1898-1983), and Robert Pierce Casey (1897-1959), co-leaders of a 1938 Brown University-University of Pennsylvania joint expedition to excavate the site of the a... More

Charles Doolittle Walcott and family at "Olmsted," Provo, Utah

Charles Doolittle Walcott and family at "Olmsted," Provo, Utah

Description: Paleontologist and fourth Smithsonian Secretary Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850-1927) often took his family along on collecting trips. This photograph was taken around 1907 when the family stopped ... More

Jane Blankenship Gibson - 1961, engineer

Jane Blankenship Gibson - 1961, engineer

Description: The caption accompanying this 1961 image reads: "Mrs. Carl Gibson who as Jane Blankenship won high science honors in school, combines her scientific work with advanced studies and homemaking." As ... More

Ruby Hirose (cropped), scientist

Ruby Hirose (cropped), scientist

Subject: Hirose, Ruby        William S. Merrell Laboratories        American Chemical Society Type: Black-and-White Prints Topic: Biochemistry      Allergy      Women scientists Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [S... More

Beatrice Mintz scientist

Beatrice Mintz scientist

Beatrice Mintz (b. 1921) Subject: Mintz, Beatrice b. 1921, University of Chicago, Institute for Cancer Research (Philadelphia, Pa.), University of Pennsylvania, Hunter College, b University of Iowa Type: Black... More

Flora May Slosson Wuellner

Flora May Slosson Wuellner

Subject: Wuellner, Flora Slosson        University of Michigan        University of Chicago Type: Black-and-white photographs Date: 1945 Topic: Congregationalists Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-3421] S... More

Florence Rena Sabin (1871-1953)

Florence Rena Sabin (1871-1953)

Subject: Sabin, Florence Rena 1871-1953        Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Type: Black-and-white photographs Topic: Medicine      Anatomy Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-2629] Summary: Fl... More

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