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c.1901   Clara Louise Maass (1876-1901), heroic nurse who lost her life in the battle to eradicate yellow fever. 

c. 1920s   Elizabeth Coleman White (1871-1954), developer of the nation's first cultivated blueberry. 

c. 1932   Rita Sapiro Finkler (1888-1968), path-breaking physician and pioneering endocrinologist. 

1937   Dorothy Cross (1906-1974), an expert on the Delaware Indians and Jersey archeology. Photographed here in 1937.  

1958   Dorothy Daggett Eldridge (1903-1986), the founder of the New Jersey Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy. 

1968   Science students at Felician College, 1968.

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