Career Images-Photos

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Taken at some Chemistry lab at Columbia in 1914, age 25 After his 1915 marriage to Dora, also present is Dr. Zinger, probably the early 1920s An organic research laboratory at the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research, from near the front of Dr. Lowy’s Laboratory Book of Elementary Chemistry The second Mellon Institute Building 1915 - 1936, now Allen Hall of the University of Pittsburgh, courtesy of Mellon Institute Library Vice-Chairman elect for 1926 for the ACS Pittsburgh Section, from The Crucible Pittsburgh Section Officers of the ACS for 1927, from The Crucible Officers of the American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh Section, 1928 (taken from "Crucible", the ACS – Pittsburgh Section publication) Chair of the Pittsburgh Section of the ACS for 1928 (Click to go to their website)
With assistant Dr. Wilmer E. Baldwin and an unknown woman With Dr. Wilmer Baldwin and also Dr. Elmer V. Hjort 1931-32, age 43 Made honorary member of Sigma Xi, From the Jewish Criterion, Feb 13, 1931 Chemistry Department Picnic, mid’1930s Detail of the last photo showing Professor Lowy in the back middle with Mrs. Lowy just in front of him With Dr. Wilmer Baldwin original color photograph
Restored image, restored in Adobe by his grandson, Alex Lowy Professional photograph taken at the Harris & Ewing Studios, Washington, DC    This business opened in 1905 and soon ran the largest photo studio at 1313 F Street, NW in Washington.  Harris later ran the portrait business until 1955.  His studio took official portraits of presidents and administration officials from Teddy Roosevelt to Eisenhower. from the late 1930s from the late 1930s 'descriptive entry from the 1939 Who\'s Who in Pennsylvania around 1940 around 1940 Photo of Professor Alexander Silverman, Head of the Chemistry Department, University of Pittsburgh, probably mid-1930s. Personally signed “To my real friends Dr. & Mrs. Alex Lowy with nice regards. Alex Silverman.
View of the State Hall laboratory during the time when Professor Phillips was head of the Department of Chemistry, taken from Pitt Quarterly, Spring 1951, courtesy of Pitt Archives Chemistry laboratory in State Hall at the time of the School of Chemistry, 1911-1920, taken from Pitt Quarterly, Spring 1951, courtesy of Pitt Archives American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Pittsburgh, Dr. Albert Einstein of Princeton, photo by Alexander Silverman, courtesy of Pitt Archives The Electrochemical Society,  Metropolitan Section, announcement of the meeting in New York City at the Chemist’s Club, Dec 21, 1934, speaker Prof. Alex. Lowy on the topic “Organic Electrochemistry” Descriptive entry from 1938 Who’s Who in America, 1938-39, Volume 20 Photo taken at a hearing before the county commissioners related to the restoration of some volumes of the recorder of deeds and the register of wills which dated back to just after the Revolutionary War. Dr. Lowy testified as an expert witness. Pittsburgh Post Gazette article and picture, late 1930s The discovery of how electricity can be made to do the work of chemicals in the manufacturing of dyes. Pittsburgh Post Gazette article and picture, late 1930s “Lowy’s work in the field of organic chemistry has won him widespread acclaim”, from the Pitt Owl 1938
Entry from American Men of Science, A Biographical Directory, 1938