Annemarie Arnod Shimony, 67, a leading scholar of American...


November 29, 1995

Annemarie Arnod Shimony, 67, a leading scholar of American Indians and a founder of the Peace Studies program at Wellesley College, died Sunday in Wellesley, Mass., at 67. Her research and publications on the Iroquois spanned a period of 40 years and documented major changes in Iroquois society, earning her a position of respect within the scholarly community and among the Iroquois.

Leon Zitrone, 81, a popular French journalist who for more than 30 years announced major events on French television, from the crowning of Queen Elizabeth II to the funeral of Charles de Gaulle, died in Paris on Saturday. The Russian-born Mr. Zitrone began at Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise in 1948 and anchored 4,300 news shows until 1981.

Hannah Hirschhorn Baumann, 79, a former national vice president of the American Jewish Committee, who was active in many charitable, cultural and religious organizations, died of cancer Sunday in Rye, N.Y. She also was a member of the national executive council of the American Jewish Committee.

Oscar Kolin, 87, who devoted his life to looking after the business and philanthropic interests of his aunt, Helena Rubenstein, died Saturday in New York City. He had been president of both her cosmetics company and the Helena Rubenstein Foundation. He lived in Manhattan and had homes in East Hampton, N.Y., and Palm Beach, Fla.

Dar, 56, an artist known for her pioneering work in xerography involving creation of images on color copying machines, died of leukemia in Los Angeles on Thanksgiving. The artist, whose full name was Dina Dalya Dar, was trained as a painter. She began experimenting with copy machines in the early 1970s and found her medium. Sometimes called electrography, her art form involved assembling collages of images of objects ranging from a child's vest to the lifeline from her own palm.

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