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(left to right): Edward Uhler Condon (1902-1974), Brien McMahon (1903-1952), Helen Gahagan Douglas (1900-1980), Harlow Shapley (1885-1972); and William Hammatt Davis (1879-1964)

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Condon, Edward Uhler 1902-1974  Search this
Davis, William H (William Hammatt) 1879-1964  Search this
Douglas, Helen Gahagan 1900-1980  Search this
McMahon, Brien 1903-1952  Search this
Shapley, Harlow 1885-1972  Search this
Harvard College Observatory  Search this
United States National Bureau of Standards  Search this
United States National War Labor Board (1942-1945)  Search this
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U.S. National Bureau of Standards director Edward Uhler Condon (1902-1974); U.S. Senator Brien McMahon (1903-1952); U.S. Representative Helen Gahagan Douglas (1900-1980); Harvard College Observatory astronomer Harlow Shapley (1885-1972); and William Hammatt Davis (1879-1964), former Chairman of the War Labor Board, at an event sponsored by Science Service. In late 1945, Senator McMahon was developing the Atomic Energy Act of 1945, which established the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
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Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
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SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-1207]
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