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    • 2002-Feb-19

    Robert J. Manning begins the interview with a brief sketch of his educational background. In 1948, after graduating with a M.S. in chemistry from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Manning spent time in the…

    • 2002-Feb-11 (First session)
    • 2002-Feb-27 (Second session)

    Kaye describes his early interest in science, and specifically, instrumentation. He discusses his decision to study at the University of Illinois, and his own academic experience there as a Ph.D. candidate in chemistry.…

    • 2002-Mar-07

    Willis Humphreys begins the interview by describing how he came to work at National Technical Laboratories [NTL] on 31 March 1938. Before joining NTL, Humphreys worked for a small company in Pasadena, California, but…

    • 2004-Nov-19 (First session)
    • 2004-Nov-20 (Second session)

    Masao Horiba begins the interview by discussing his childhood experiences in Japan during the 1920s and 1930s. Horiba suffered from juvenile rheumatoid arthritis and spent much of his childhood listening to music, and…

    • 1985-Apr-23

    This interview, the first of several with Arnold Beckman conducted by the Chemical Heritage Foundation, begins with a discussion of Beckman's teenage experience as an industrial chemist at a local gas works in…

    • 1985-Jul-23

    The second interview begins with Arnold Beckman describing the National Technical Laboratories in the late 1930s. He details NTL policies and operations. The majority of the transcript focuses on the change from NTL to…

    • 1970s

    Close-up view of an infrared sensor, likely designed for use with a telescope or other optical system, in production at an unidentified Perkin-Elmer Corporation facility. The employee visible in the photograph is also…

    • 1970s

    Two views of an infrared sensor, likely designed for use with a telescope or other optical system, in production at an unidentified Perkin-Elmer Corporation facility. The employee visible in the photographs is also…

    • 1986

    General view of the manufacture of Perkin-Elmer AEBLE 150 direct-write e-beam lithography equipment. The individuals visible in the photograph are unidentified.

    • 1960s

    Group photograph of four unidentified individuals posed around a Perkin-Elmer Model 137 Infracord Spectrophotometer. A hand-written sign reading "1,000th" is mounted on top of the instrument, suggesting that this…

    • 1960s

    General view of an unidentified technician checking the flatness of a 45-inch beryllium mirror manufactured by the Perkin-Elmer Corporation. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the lightweight metal mirror was…

    • 1950s

    General view of an unidentified group examining a Perkin-Elmer stratoscope, a balloon-borne astronomical telescope designed to study the turbulence and granulation in the Sun's photosphere, as well as planetary…

    • 1950s

    General view of Perkin-Elmer Corporation Vice President Thomas Fahy (right) and two unidentified individuals examining a model of a stratoscope, a balloon-borne astronomical telescope designed to study the turbulence…