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Exhibit introduces space man to public
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Goldwater, Jeff
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes; Used in the exhibit "Over Our Heads: Los Angeles Goes From Stargazing to Moon Landing"
Photograph caption dated January 11, 1963 reads, "Sunday visitors to the California Museum of Science and Industry in Exposition Park, Los Angeles, look over space suit in the 'Space for the Benefit of Mankind,' a $1-million science exhibit brought from the World's Fair in Seattle. The exhibit, sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, includes full-scale mockups of the Mercury capsule used by America's astronauts, the Nimbus weather satellite and the tail section of the Saturn rocket. Exhibit will run through Feb. 6."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
California Museum of Science and Industry
Science museums--California--Los Angeles
Museum buildings--California--Los Angeles
Museum exhibits--California--Los Angeles
Museum visitors--California--Los Angeles
Space suits--California--Los Angeles
Museums--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Interiors--California--Los Angeles
Exposition Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
University Park (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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