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New chief inspects test firing
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated May 14, 1956 reads, "Eger Murphree, newly appointed chief of missile activities for Department of Defense, right, watches rocket engine test firing at Rocketdyne's propulsion field laboratory in Santa Susana Mountains. Also watching are, from left, Sam Hoffman, Rocketdyne general manager, and J. H. Kindelberger, North American Aviation board chairman."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
North American Aviation.--Rocketdyne Division
Rockwell International.--Rocketdyne Division
Rockwell International.--Rocketdyne Division--Employees
Santa Susana Field Laboratory (Calif.)
Industrial facilities--California--Simi Valley
Aerospace industries--California--Simi Valley
Testing laboratories--California--Simi Valley
Rockets (Aeronautics)--Testing--Equipment
Men--California--Simi Valley
Santa Susana Mountains (Calif.)
Simi Valley (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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