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Sylvia Warshaw

Research Assistant, Chemistry DivisionChicago, IL

European RefugeeManhattan Project VeteranProject Worker/Staff

Sylvia Warshaw was a Polish-American who worked as a research assistant in the chemistry division of the Chicago Met Lab. Warshaw was born in Poland in 1921. She studied at Wright Junior College and the University of Pittsburgh before coming to Chicago in 1946.


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