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President Harry S. Truman and Members of the National Defense Research Committee

Accession Number: 59-1231

President Harry S. Truman and Members of the National Defense Research Committee

 8.5x6.5 inches, Black and White
Description: President Harry S. Truman, Dr. Vannevar Bush and members of the National Defense Research Committee. Seated are Dr. James Conant, President of Harvard University; President Truman; and Dr. Alfred N. Richards, Head of Office of Scientific Research and Development. Standing are Dr. Karl T. Compton, President of MIT; Dr. Lewis H. Weed, National Academy of Sciences; Dr. Vannevar Bush, Director, Office of Scientific Research and Development; Dr. Frank B. Jewett, New York; Dr. J. C. Hunsaker, MIT; Dr. Roger Adams, University of Illinois; Dr. A. Baird Hastings, Harvard Medical School; and Dr. A. R. Dochez, Columbia University.
Date: January 20, 1947
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ARC Keywords: Committees; Presidents; Scientists
HST Keywords: National Defense Research Committee; Truman - Conferences - Committees with - National Defense Research Committee
People Pictured: Weed, Lewis H. (Lewis Hill), 1886-1952.; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; Richards, Alfred N. (Alfred Newton), 1876-1966; Jewett, Frank Baldwin, 1879-1949; Hunsaker, Jerome C. (Jerome Clarke), b. 1886; Hastings, A. Baird (Albert Baird), 1895-1987; Dochez, A. R. (Alphonse Raymond); Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978; Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954; Bush, Vannevar, 1890-1974; Adams, Roger, 1889-1971
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