George W. Knapp (left) and Eleanor Holm Jarrett (right), at the General Electric "House of Magic," 1936

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4886]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1936

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4886

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Summary

left to right: General Electric Company engineer George W. Knapp (d. 2004) and swimmer Eleanor G. Holm Jarret (1913-2004), November 1936. The caption reads: "During a visit to General Electric's House of Magic in Schenectady, the famous Olympic star tested out the artificial fever machine as G. W. Knapp of the research staff attends to the controls."

Subject

  • Knapp, George W
  • Holm, Eleanor 1913-2004
  • General Electric Company

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4886

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1936
  • 11/12/1936

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  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • Copyright Not Evaluated

Topic

  • Engineering
  • Women Olympic athletes
  • Swimming

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4886]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints;

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