Science Service radio broadcast, December 1941

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0012]

Creator: Davis, Watson 1896-1967

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1941

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0012

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Summary

Standing at back (left to right): English naturalist Major Leonard Darwin (1850-1943) and Vannevar Bush (1890-1974), head of the U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development. Seated (left to right): Harlow Shapley (1885-1972), director of the Harvard College Observatory; U.S. Vice President Henry Wallace; and Edwin Grant Conklin (1863-1952), zoologist and executive officer of the American Philosophical Society. The men were participating in a radio broadcast in December 1941 for the dedication of the new Science Service headqaurters.

Subject

  • Bush, Vannevar 1890-1974
  • Conklin, Edwin Grant 1863-1952
  • Shapley, Harlow 1885-1972
  • Wallace, Henry A (Henry Agard) 1888-1965
  • Science Service

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2007-0012

Repository Loc.

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

Date

1941

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Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2007-0012]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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