Alice Haines (1904-1974) (outside at left), Robert Spencer Ward (1906-1968), and Thelma Hunt (1903-1992) (at right, behind the wheel), participating in the George Washington University "Sleeplessness Test" weekend

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Thelma Hunt (1903-1992) (shown at right, behind the wheel) was participating in a driving test as part of the George Washington University "Sleeplessness Test" weekend, August 14-16, 1925. Robert Spencer Ward (1906-1968) (in the passenger seat), Alice Haines (1904-1974) (standing on the running board) were also participating in the weekend tests.


  • Haines, Alice 1904-1974
  • Hunt, Thelma
  • Ward, Robert Spencer 1906-1968
  • George Washington University

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7091, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2015-006876

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  • 1925
  • August 1925

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA RU007091 [SIA2015-006876]

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Photographic prints; 3 x 4.75

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