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Harris & Ewing  Search this
Sparre, Fin 1879-1944  Search this
Jones, Webster N  Search this
Feiker, Frederick M (Frederick Morris) 1881-1967  Search this
Langner, Lawrence 1890-1962  Search this
Davis, Watson 1896-1967  Search this
Zeder, Frederick Morrell  Search this
Coe, Conway P  Search this
Kettering, Charles Franklin 1876-1958  Search this
Midgley, Thomas 1889-1944  Search this
Coolidge, William David 1873-1975  Search this
National Inventors Council (U.S.)  Search this
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company  Search this
Carnegie Institute of Technology  Search this
George Washington University School of Engineering and Applied Science  Search this
Science Service  Search this
Chrysler Corporation  Search this
United States Patent Office  Search this
General Motors Corporation Research Laboratories  Search this
Ethyl Corporation  Search this
General Electric Company Research Laboratory  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Black-and-white photographs
August 6, 1940
Participants in the first meeting of the National Inventors Council, August 6, 1940. Standing left to right: Dr. Fin Sparre (1879-1944), Director of Research, Du Pont Corporation; Dr. Webster N. Jones, Dean of Engineering, Carnegie Institute of Technology; Frederick Morris Feiker (1881-1967), Dean, George Washington University School of Engineering; patent attorney Lawrence Langner (1890-1962); Watson Davis (1896-1967), Director of Science Service. Seated left to right: Frederick Morrell Zeder, vice-president, Chrysler Corporation; Conway P. Coe, U.S. Patent Commissioner; Dr. Charles Franklin Kettering (Chairman of Council), President, General Motors Research Corporation; Dr. Thomas Midgley (1889-1944), vice-president, Ethyl Gasoline Corporation; Dr. William David Coolidge, Director of General Electric Research Laboratories.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-4787
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
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Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4787]
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