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Two automotive pioneers -- Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. and R.E. Olds

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Title

Two automotive pioneers -- Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. and R.E. Olds

Subject

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
General Motors Cancer Research Foundation
Medallions (Decorative arts)
Olds, Ransom Eli, 1864-1950
Sloan, Alfred Pritchard, 1875-1966

Description

Reference photograph used by Marshall M. Fredericks for the "Alfred P. Sloan Medal," one of the three "General Motors Cancer Research Foundation Medals".

Caption on verso reads "TWO AUTOMOTIVE PIONEERS -- Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. right, then chairman of Gm's Board of Directors, congratulates R. E. Olds, builder of the first Oldsmobile in 1897, on his 80th birthday. The year was 1947. Mr. Olds founded Oldsmobile, which in 1908 became a charter member of GM. Both men are now deceased".

The awards recognize basic and clinical scientists throughout the world who have been selected by their peers for demonstrated achievements in research directed at the discovery of the cause, prevention, and treatment of cancer.

Creator

Unidentified photographer

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series II, Box 14, Folder 20

Date

1947

Rights

Use of this image requires permission from the Marshall M. Fredericks Archives.

Relation

II-14-20

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

H-74
(X-27935-1)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"