Dr. Mary Jean Bowman was the only female member of the Social Science Research Council, a special committee formed to research business enterprises in the United States. She earned a bachelor of arts degree from Vassar and a doctorate from Harvard. Dr. Bowman was an author and a teacher; she worked for the government and served on a national committee of the American Association of University Women, 1953.
-John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader photographs
2013 Women's History Month exhibit by Deirdre Scaggs