First Presentation of the American Welding Society's Lincoln Gold Medal

ID: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4388]

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Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1937

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4388

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Summary

Colonel Glen F. Jenks (b. 1880) (left, in front), chairman of Award Committee of the American Welding Society, presented the Lincoln Gold Medal to Thomas M. Jackson (1883-1967) (right). In the back row were: E. R. Fish (left), American Welding Society senior vice president; Alfred E. Gibson (middle), executive vice-president of Wellman Engineering Company and American Welding Society president; and Miss M. M. Kelly (right), American Welding Society secretary. Jackson, chief electrical and welding engineer at Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Chester, Pennsylvania, received the medal for his paper "Welding in Tanker Construction."

Subject

  • Jenks, Glen F. 1880-
  • Jackson, Thomas M. 1883-1967
  • Fish, E. R
  • Gibson, Alfred E
  • Kelly, M. M
  • American Welding Society
  • Wellman Engineering Company
  • Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4388

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1937
  • October 18, 1937

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Topic

Welding

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4388]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints

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