Participants in the George Washington University "Sleeplessness Test" weekend

ID: SIA RU007091 [SIA2015-006868]

Creator: Thone, Frank 1891-

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1920s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Image No. SIA2015-006868

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Summary

Participants in the George Washington University "Sleeplessness Test" weekend, August 14-16, 1925. Back row (left to right): Lester Marshall Petrie (1901-1979), William Middleton (1893-1970), Alice Louise Browning Middleton (1896-1980), Thelma Hunt (1903-1992), Fred August Moss (1893-1966), and Watson Hiner Monroe (1907-1992). Front row (left to right): Alice Haines (1904-1974), Robert Spencer Ward (1906-1968), Katherine Tait Omwake (1902-1993), and Louise Omwake (1907-2008). The study was run by Moss, who was a George Washington University psychology professor. The seven student volunteers were Petrie, Hunt, Monroe, Haines, and the Omwake sisters. Entomologist and psychology graduate assistant William Middleton and his wife Alice served as chaperones throughout the weekend.

Creator

Thone, Frank 1891-

Subject

  • Petrie, Lester Marshall 1901-1979
  • Middleton, William 1893-1970
  • Middleton, Alice Louise Browning 1896-1980
  • Hunt, Thelma
  • Moss, Fred A (Fred August) 1893-1966
  • Monroe, Watson Hiner 1907-1992
  • Haines, Alice 1904-1974
  • Ward, Robert Spencer 1906-1968
  • Omwake, Katharine T (Katharine Tait) 1902-1993
  • Omwake, Louise 1907-2008
  • George Washington University

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Image No. SIA2015-006868

Date

  • 1925
  • August 1925

Topic

  • Insomnia
  • Psychology

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU007091 [SIA2015-006868]

Physical description

Photographic prints; 3.5 x 5.5

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