Author Inquiry: U.S. Women's Champions Games

Dr. Alexey Root is looking for the following six games to complete her book, United States Women's Chess Champions. Two of the games were played in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1972 and 1974; the other four were played in New York (in 1937, 1948, and 1967). She has already searched some newspapers, including The New York Times, and Chess Life & ReviewShe has not searched Florida Chess.
1) Adele Rivero, a win by Adele played during the 1937 U.S. Women's Chess Championship. The tournament ran from February to April, 1937 in New York City. Her last name is sometimes Rivero, sometimes Belcher; it was Rivero in 1937.
2) Eva Aronson, a win by Aronson from the 1972 U.S. Women's Chess Championship, St. Petersburg, Florida. May 28-June 11, 1972 are the tournament dates. A draw from the 1972 U.S. Women's Championship against Aronson would also be okay; at least it is a game from the right championship year!
3) Mona May Karff: Ideally, one win each played by Karff from the 1948 and 1974 U.S. Women's Championships. August 23 to August 31, 1948 (South Fallsburg, New York) and April 27 to May 12, 1974 (St. Petersburg). Draws against Karff in those two championships would be okay.
4) Gisela Kahn Gresser. one win or draw by Gresser from each of the U.S. Women's Championships in 1948 and 1967; August 23 to August 31, 1948 (South Fallsburg, New York).1967 is April 30 to May 14 in New York. 
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