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The Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Wilhelm Reinhold Valentiner papers, 1853-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.
This collection consists of digital audio files of oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Michael Neufeld. Persons interviewed include: Andrew Cheng; Glen Fountain; Stamatios Krimigis; Margaret Easter; Louis Friedman; Humphrey "Hoppy" Price; Christopher Salvo; Anthony Spear; Robert Staehle; Douglas Stetson; Richard Terrile; Stacy Weinstein-Weiss; Edward Weiler; Colleen Hartman; Wesley Huntress; S. Alan Stern; Jason Callahan; David Grant; Allen Bacskay; Steven Brody; Rodney Brian Key; and Thomas R. Watters. There are transcripts for each of the interviews as well as audio files in both WAV and MP3 formats. Some of the subjects were interviewed on more than one occasion.
Biographical / Historical:
From 2012-2015, Dr. Michael Neufeld, a senior curator in the National Air and Space Museum's Division of Space History, conducted oral history interviews with a variety of key figures in the history of planetary exploration. Interviews were conducted with figures associated with National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Headquarters, NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), and The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL).
Dr. Michael Neufeld, Transfer, 2015
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Includes conversations with significant photographers and their experiences documenting historic events. Some of the material is associated with John Faber's book, "Great Moments in News Photography" (New York: T. Nelson, 1960). Includes Faber's interview with photographer Joe Rosenthal about his famed Iwo Jima photograph.
Biographical / Historical:
National Press Photographers Association Oral Histories
Photographic History Collection, NMAH.,Transfer.,1997/10/08.,1981.0483.
Collection is open for research and use on site. Reference copies are not available.
CCollection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.