National Academy of Sciences Executive Subcommittee to Organize Psychological Research in Aeronautics and Pilot Training

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National Academy of Sciences Executive Subcommittee to organize psychological research in aeronautics and pilot training, 1939. Left to right: Lawrence James O'Rourke (b. 1892), Director of Personnel Research, U. S. Civil Service Commission; Harry Miles Johnson, Professor of Psychology, Tulane University; Raymond Franzen, Professor of Psychological Statistics, University of California; J. G. Jenkins; Dean Robinson Brimhall (1886-1972), Works Progress Administration; Ross Granville Harrison (1870-1959), Yale University; C. E. Guthe; Walter Richard Miles (1885-1978), Yale University; Ross Armstrong McFarland (1901-1976), Harvard University; V. A. Henmon, Professor of Education, University of Wisconsin; and Richard Parmenter, Coordinator of Research, Cornell University.


  • O'Rourke, Lawrence James 1892-
  • Johnson, Harry Miles
  • Franzen, Raymond
  • Jenkins, J. G
  • Brimhall, Dean R. 1886-1972
  • Harrison, Ross G (Ross Granville) 1870-1959
  • Guthe, C. E
  • Miles, Walter Richard 1885-1978
  • McFarland, Ross Armstrong 1901-1976
  • Henmon, V. A
  • Parmenter, Richard
  • National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)
  • United States Civil Service Commission
  • Tulane University
  • University of California (1868-1952)
  • United States Works Progress Administration
  • Yale University
  • Harvard University
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Cornell University

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4462

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  • 1939
  • October 9, 1939

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  • Psychology
  • Aeronautics


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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4462]

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