Miriam Menkin with her daughter Lucy

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Title

Miriam Menkin with her daughter Lucy

Subject

Menkin, Miriam
Menkin, Lucy
Fertilization in vitro
Photographs

Description

With Miriam Menkin, Rock paved the way for the million-plus children since conceived through in vitro fertilization. With eggs harvested from consenting women having hysterectomies, Menkin fertilized the first egg in vitro in 1944.

Abstract

Photograph of Miriam Menkin with her daughter Lucy Menkin

Creator

Unknown

Date Created

1958 January

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

John C. Rock personal and professional papers, 1918-1983. H MS c161. Box 22, folder 52.

References

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Format

image

Extent

1 photograph

Type

still image

Identifier

DigID0002368

Provenance

Donated to the Harvard Medical Library in the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine by Mrs. Miriam Menkin

Files

http://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/file_upload/0002368_dref.jpg

Citation

Unknown, “Miriam Menkin with her daughter Lucy,” OnView, accessed July 15, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6545.