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Matrix Banquet

Matrix Banquet | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Sigrid Schultz, foreign correspondent and speaker at the annual Matrix banquet sponsored by the University of Wisconsin chapter of Theta Sigma Phi at the Memorial Union, is shown at left, chatting with Virginia Papenfuss, La Crosse, president of the professional jounalism society. More than 500 women attended the dinner event. The theme of her speech was that more sense and less sentimentality is what American needs at this point in her all out efforts to help secure world peace. Miss Schultz was director of the Chicago Tribune's Central European bureau in Berlin and served as Berlin commentor for the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1938 to 1941. In 1945 she was war correspondent in the European theater and was with the first American detail to enter Berlin.
DESCRIPTION
Sigrid Schultz, foreign correspondent and speaker at the annual Matrix banquet sponsored by the University of Wisconsin chapter of Theta Sigma Phi at the Memorial Union, is shown at left, chatting with Virginia Papenfuss, La Crosse, president of the professional jounalism society. More than 500 women attended the dinner event. The theme of her speech was that more sense and less sentimentality is what American needs at this point in her all out efforts to help secure world peace. Miss Schultz was director of the Chicago Tribune's Central European bureau in Berlin and served as Berlin commentor for the Mutual Broadcasting System from 1938 to 1941. In 1945 she was war correspondent in the European theater and was with the first American detail to enter Berlin.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:58435
Creation Date:March 22 1949
Creator Name:Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Vinje, Arthur M. : Photographs and Negatives-
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6442.2445
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Published in Wisconsin State Journal March 23, 1949.
SUBJECTS
Societies, etc
Indoor photography
Jewelry
Women
Journalists
Banquets
Dresses
Furs
Journalism

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