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Inventor and Mentor -- Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. and Charles F. Kettering

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Title

Inventor and Mentor -- Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. and Charles F. Kettering

Subject

Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
General Motors Cancer Research Foundation
Kettering, Charles Franklin, 1876-1958
Medallions (Decorative arts)
Mott, Charles Stewart, 1875-1973

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 "INVENTOR AND MENTOR -- In a sentimental moment in 1942, Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., (left) then GM board chairman, and Charles F, Kettering, then GM vice president in charge of Research, examine the original electric self-starter invented by Mr. Kettering and introduced on the 1912 Cadillac".

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

GM Photographic

Source

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

Date

1942

Rights

Use of this image requires permission from the creator

Relation

II-14-20

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

H-173
(#64275-1)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"