(left to right): Saul Dushman (1883-1954) and Charles William Beebe (1877-1962)

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0188]

Creator: General Electric Company

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: C. 1939

Citation: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Summary

Saul Dushman (1883-1954) was Assistant Director of the General Electric Research Laboratory, where he worked from 1912 to 1952; Charles William Beebe (1877-1962) was at the New York Zoological Society. The caption of this General Electric Company publicity photograph calls Beebe the "famed bathysphere undersea explorer" and shows Dushman demonstrating artificial luminescence for the General Electric "House of Magic" at the 1939 New York World's Fair.

Creator

General Electric Company

Subject

  • Beebe, William 1877-1962
  • Dushman, Saul b. 1883
  • General Electric Company
  • New York Zoological Society
  • New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)

Cite as

Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

C. 1939

Restrictions & Rights

All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by the Smithsonian Institution Archives. Contact SIA Reference Staff for further information (email OSIAREF@si.edu)

Topic

  • Marine Biology
  • Engineering
  • Marine biology

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0188]