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Dr. Roland R. Tileston with his atom model apparatus, Claremont, 1925
Date Created and/or Issued
December 1925
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Dr. Tileston lectures for several different audiences.
Photograph appears with the article, "Science Makes Atoms Cavort," Los Angeles Times, 09 Dec 1925: A8.
Dr. Tileston stands at the front of the classroom with multiple series of tubes set up around him.
Text from newspaper caption: What Makes Up the Stars and Myriad Suns Dr. Roland Tileston, head of the department of physics, Pomona College, and the laboratory apparatus used in the lecture. In front of him are "models" of atoms of oxygen, nitrogen and carbon. Behind him on the table are Crookes tubes in which electrons are made to do acrobatic stunts. Above on the wire are Geissler tubes in which electrons announce themselves in colors. In the right-hand corner are models of crystals.
Text from negative sleeve: TILESTON, ROLAND DR. POMONA COL. [stamped:] 1925
Handwritten on negative: Dr Roland R Tileston
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Electron tubes
Molecular models
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)
Tileston, Roland Ray, (Dr.), 1886-1951
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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