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The images on this website and their original captions have been donated by Science Service and are presented to you as they appeared in period publications. The captions were written by Science Service journalists and have been transcribed by volunteers, students and staff of the Smithsonian Institution. (please refer to the credit page  for a complete list of participants.)

Additional text found elsewhere in the collection is also included where relevant.

Comments from visitors, historians and publications elsewhere, when applicable, are added to compliment the history of the relative photograph representation.

NOTICE: January 10, 2008
Science Service became the Society for Science & the Public

Although these images are protected by copyright, we encourage you to use them for academic and non-commercial pursuits.

The numbered subjects listed below represent the original organization Science Service developed.

A specific numbered subject you select may have one or more images.

This numbered subject area will be updated, when time permits, with more photographs and captions preserved in the Science Service Historical Image Collection. updated 2013*

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