Katherine Tait Omwake (1902-1993), Louise Omwake (1907-2008), Thelma Hunt (1903-1992), and Alice Haines (1904-1974), George Washington University "Sleeplessness Test"

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Students who volunteered as subjects in the George Washington University "Sleeplessness Test," August 14-16, 1925. Left to right: Katherine Tait Omwake (1902-1993), Louise Omwake (1907-2008), Thelma Hunt (1903-1992), and Alice Haines (1904-1974).


  • Omwake, Katharine T (Katharine Tait) 1902-1993
  • Omwake, Louise 1907-2008
  • Hunt, Thelma
  • Haines, Alice 1904-1974
  • George Washington University

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2015-006869

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


  • 1925
  • August 1925

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA RU007091 [SIA2015-006869]

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Photographic prints; 3.5 x 5.5

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