NEW YORK (May. 24)
More than a score of Jews were among the 191 recipients of Guggenheim Fellowships whose names were announced here today when the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation disclosed that it had made awards totaling $780,000 for 1953 to scholars, journalists, writers, artists and composers in the United States. Canada and the British West Indies. Among the Jewish recipients were:
Dr. Bernard Taub Feld, Associate Professor of Physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Dr. Samuel Silver, Professor of Engineering Science at the University of California; Dr. Hans Albert Einstein, Associate Professor of Hydraulics at the University of California; Dr. Arthur Robert Kantrowitz, Professor of Aeronautical Engineering and Engineering Physics at Cornell University; Dr. Witold Hurewicz, Professor of Mathematics at MIT; Dr. Abraham Seidenberg. Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the University of California; and Max Yavno who received an award in photography.
Also, Mrs. Reba Paeff Mirsky, musician and writer; Dr. Sidney Hook, Professor of Philosophy at New York University; Dr. Benjamin Isadore Schwartz, Assistant Professor of History at Harvard University; Dr. Miiton R. Konvitz, Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University; Dr. Joseph Dorman, Professor of Economics at Columbia University; Dr. Abram L. Harris, Professor of Economics of the University of Chicago; Hal Lehrman, a journalist, for studies in Israel; Misch Kohn, Assistant Professor of Art at the Institute of Design; Mauricio Lasansky, Professor of Art at Iowa State University; Dr. Wiktor Weintraub, Lecturer in Slavic Languages and Literature at Harvard University; and Karl Jay Shapiro, editor of “Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.”