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    • 1986-Oct-13

    Elizabeth Dyer recounts her childhood in Haverill, Massachusetts and entering Mount Holyoke College at the age of seventeen. There she was influenced by two outstanding teachers, Louisa Stevenson and Dorothy Hahn, which…

    • 1987-Dec-15 (First session)
    • 1988-Jan-06 (Second session)

    Mildred Cohn begins the interview by reflecting on her childhood, education, and family life, describing how she was prepared to enter college by age fourteen. She then discusses her undergraduate experience at Hunter…

    • 2009-Jan-05 (First session)
    • 2009-Jan-06 (Second session)

    Sally Chapman's interest in science was fostered both by her "tinkerer" father and by the nationwide interest in innovative science education that occurred after Sputnik. She attended Smith College and worked for the…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of research assistant Evelyn Kieffer using a reactor flask to analyze an unidentified substance in a laboratory at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants…

    • 2012-Apr-13 (First session)
    • 2012-Apr-14 (Second session)

    Catherine Fenselau grew up in York, Nebraska. Always interested in science, first archaeology and ultimately chemistry, she attended Bryn Mawr College. The chairman of the chemistry department, Ernst Berliner, became…

    • 1970s

    General view of two unidentified students operating Perkin-Elmer infrared spectroscopy equipment in the chemical analysis instrument laboratory at Broome Community College in New York State. Per notations accompanying…

    • 1970s

    General view of Dr. Eva Wittgenstein inserting a sample into a Perkin-Elmer Model 621 Grating Infrared Spectrophotometer in use at a facility associated with the Laboratory Methods Research Section of the Environmental…

    • 1970s

    General view of an unidentified female technician inserting a sample of an organic solvent into a Perkin-Elmer gas chromatograph at a laboratory associated with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health…

    • 1970s

    General view of Senior Pollution Control Technician Tara Schultz inserting a stack gas sample via syringe into a Perkin-Elmer gas chromatograph in the pollution laboratory at a Bethlehem Steel Corporation plant in…

    • 1970s

    Two views of laboratory technician Cynthia A. Alley operating a Perkin-Elmer gas chromatograph and data station in a laboratory at the Analytical Bacteriology Branch of the Centers for Disease Control. In the first…

    • 1970s

    General view of an unidentified female technician inserting a sample into a Perkin-Elmer Model F-30 Gas Chromatograph for analysis at the the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Hazards…

    • 1973

    General view of an unidentified female technician loading blood serum samples into a Perkin-Elmer Model F-40 Multifract Gas Chromatograph in a laboratory at the Institut für Rechtsmedizin located in Göttingen, Germany. …

    • 1970s

    General view of chemist Janet Sheridan placing two oil samples into a Perkin-Elmer double-beam fluorescence spectrophotometer at a Coast Guard Research and Development Center laboratory. Per notations accompanying the…

    • 1970s

    General view of clinical technologist Mullin Chiong measuring a urine sample prior to analysis in the analytical laboratory at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center. Per notations accompanying the photograph, a Perkin-Elmer…

    • 1970s

    General view of two unidentified chemists discussing the spectrum of a compound analyzed using a Perkin-Elmer fluorescence spectrophotometer in the laboratory of the Biomolecular Sciences Section of the Arthur D. Little…

    • 1970s

    General view of an unidentified female chemist examining the recording graph from a Perkin-Elmer elemental analyzer in use at a laboratory associated with the Foster Wheeler Corporation. Per notations accompanying the…

    • 1970s

    General view of technician Georgina Phillips operating a Perkin-Elmer elemental analyzer in the Marine Ecology Laboratory at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. Per notations…

    • 1970s

    General view of assorted Perkin-Elmer instruments in use in the chemical analysis instrument laboratory at Broome Community College, including a differential scanning calorimeter (foreground), an atomic absorption…

    • 1970s

    General view of laboratory technician Margaret Kreiser using the heated graphite atomizer (HGA) attachment of a Perkin-Elmer Model 403 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer to test a chocolate sample for volatile elements…

    • 1970s

    General view of laboratory technician Margaret Kreiser using assorted Perkin-Elmer atomic absorption instruments at a Hershey Company facility to determine the metal constituents of finished food items and raw…

    • 1970s

    General view of laboratory technician Margaret Kreiser grating a sample of chocolate prior to testing at a Hershey Company facility. Per notations accompanying the photograph, testing included an analysis of the…

    • 1970s

    General view of an unidentified laboratory technician using a Perkin-Elmer Model 403 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer to test the lead content of a urine sample in the industrial hygiene laboratory at the Electric…

    • 1970s

    General view of Jeanette Clarke, employee at New York City's Fordham Hospital, using a Perkin-Elmer Model 403 Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer to measure the lead content in a sample of blood. Per notations…

    • 1978

    Study for a never-finished portrait of Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin OM FRS (1910-1994), by English artist Graham Sutherland. Hodgkin was an English biochemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964 for her work in…