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NOAA's People Collection
Catalog of Images

1000 thumbnail picture
Dr. Harris B. Stewart during filming of "Experiment in Progress."
1962 May
1001 thumbnail picture
Research fellows of the National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Price from England, Captain Robert Earle of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Mr. Utsu of Japan discussing geophysics.
1002 thumbnail picture
Rear Admiral Robert Knox dictating letter to secretary Eleanor Carr.
1003 thumbnail picture
Secretary of Commerce Sawyer aboard ship PIONEER at San Francisco. Commanding officer Captain Thomas B. Reed on left, Secretary Sawyer, and Western District Supervisor Commander Walter Bainbridge on right.
1952
1004 thumbnail picture
Captain George Anderson and Commander Walter Bainbridge in Captain's cabin of Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER.
1952
1005 thumbnail picture
Rear Admiral H. Arnold Karo on right accepting "Bache" flag - occasion and other individual unknown.
1957
1006 thumbnail picture
Dr. Robert M. White, first and only administrator of the Environmental Science Services Administration and Vice Admiral H. Arnold Karo, Deputy Administrator of ESSA upon the formation of that organization from the Weather Bureau and Coast and Geodetic Survey in 1965.
1007 thumbnail picture
Captain Edmund Jones and Captain John Bull, both former commanding officers of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship EXPLORER.
1008 thumbnail picture
Russian oceanographers and Dr. Harris B. Stewart, Chief Oceanographer of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Dr. Robert Dietz, the great marine geologist who spent the second half of his federal career working for the Coast and Geodetic Survey and then NOAA. Stewart is center left and Dietz center right.
1965
1009 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey assistant William Eimbeck on left and Ervin Vinal on the right. If the calendar is correct, this was taken in December 1902 in the Coast and Geodetic Survey offices in Washington, D. C. Eimbeck had completed his great life work by this time, having conducted the 39th Parallel triangulation from the Sierra Nevada to Colorado's Front Range.
1010 thumbnail picture
Coast and Geodetic Survey liaison officer to Navy operations in Aleutians with Rear Admiral Leo Colbert and Captain Clement Garner on inspection trip of Alaskan field parties. They are in front of a Coast Guard PBY that was being used for C&GS air photo missions. It crashed two days later killing the joint Coast Guard and Coast and Geodetic Survey crew.
1943 July 16
1011 thumbnail picture
Sideboys and Boatswain Vierra of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship BOWIE awaiting arrival of Secretary of Commerce Charles Sawyer on board BOWIE.
1949
1012 thumbnail picture
Officers and crew of Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship BOWIE awaiting arrival of Secretary of Commerce Charles Sawyer. Captain Robert F. A. Studds in command with Ensign Keith to his right and Lieutenant Commander Clarence George to his left.
1013 thumbnail picture
Reunion of the Coast and Geodetic Survey Bull Gang. Entertainment was provided by the Coast and Geodetic Survey Jazz Band.
1933 June 4
1014 thumbnail picture
Congressman Campbell, in center, visiting USC &GS offices. Unidentified person on left, Commander Alvin C. Thorson on right.
1953 April 17
1015 thumbnail picture
Rear Admiral Robert A. Studds and Rear Admiral Robert Knox flanking Congressman Campbell of Florida.
1953 April 17
1016 thumbnail picture
Congressman Campbell of Florida receiving demonstration of "old Brass Brains," the mechanical tide prediction machine.
1953 April 17
1017 thumbnail picture
Congressman Campbell of Florida being briefed on chart printing process by Rear Admiral Robert Studds and Commander Alvin C. Thorson.
1018 thumbnail picture
Congressman Campbell of Florida being briefed on printing process by Thomas Shea .
1019 thumbnail picture
Congressman Campbell of Florida inspecting printed chart with Rear Admiral Robert Studds and Commander Alvin Thorson.
1020 thumbnail picture
L-R - Fred E. Collins of the Carnegie Institution, E. B. Collins of U.S. Navy Hydrographic Office, Dr. F. A. Vening Meinesz of the Holland Geodetic Commission, and Willima Bowie chief of the C&GS Division of Geodesy. Meinesz, Collins, and Wright were the observsers on the Carnegie Institution/U.S .Navy submarine gravity expedition to the West Indies in 1929.
1929
1021 thumbnail picture
Dr. Harris B. Stewart in wet suit, Rear Admiral H. Arnold Karo, Under Secretary of Commerce Allen, and Assistant Secretary of Commerce Moore on the C&GS Ship GILBERT at Little Creek, Virginia.
1959 April
1022 thumbnail picture
Personnel of the Division of Geodesy in front of the Commerce Building. William Bowie is the tallest man in the front row with Clement Garner on his right and Jean Hawley on his left.
1936 December 16
1023 thumbnail picture
L-R - Lieutenant Commander Clarence George, Secretary of Commerce Sawyer, Captain Robert Studds, and J.J. Judge, Regional Director of the Department of Commerce. On C&GS Ship BOWIE.
1949
1024 thumbnail picture
L-R - Mr. Bush, chief of the Distribution Division, Read Admiral Robert Studds, and Fred Fowler of the Finishing Section.
1952 July
1025 thumbnail picture
Dr. Harris B. Stewart, geologist David Moody, and Captain Elliott B. Roberts discussing Moody's upcoming study of sand dunes off Delaware Bay.
1961 July 12
1026 thumbnail picture
Daughter and wife of Rear Admiral Robert Knox who is being congratulated by Secretary of Commerce Charles Sawyer who is on the right.
1952
1027 thumbnail picture
Retirement ceremony of Mr. William Z. Knight of the Reproduction Branch. Congratulator is Gordon Littlepage, chief of the Reproduction Branch. Thomas Shea is in center of photo.
1952
1028 thumbnail picture
Dudley Barnette
1949 February
1029 thumbnail picture
Jasper Bilby, age 20. Inventor of the Bilby steel tower.
1030 thumbnail picture
Jasper Bilby, age 65. Inventor of the Bilby steel tower, Chief Signalman of the Coast and Geodetic Survey.
1930 April 15
1031 thumbnail picture
Jasper Bilby, age 65 Inventor of the Bilby steel tower, Chief Signalman of the Coast and Geodetic Survey.
1032 thumbnail picture
John Braund, inventor of the reliefograph, used to make plastic terrain models.
1033 thumbnail picture
Ralph Mintorne Brown, Coast and Geodetic Survey Library, Chief Section of Library and Archives. Resigned 1917.
1917
1034 thumbnail picture
Dr. Dean S. Carder, C&GS seismologist.
1956
1035 thumbnail picture
Bernard Chovitz, geodesist.
1965 March
1036 thumbnail picture
Henry Coe, technical assistant to the Chief of the Reproduction Branch, C&GS.
1954 December 20
1037 thumbnail picture
Frank L. Culley.
1956
1038 thumbnail picture
Mr. Dieck
1039 thumbnail picture
The great marine geologist Robert Dietz who spent the last seventeen years of his federal career with the C&GS and NOAA. He coined the term seafloor spreading and was noted as being a pioneer in the study of astroblemes, ancient meteorite craters.
1963
1040 thumbnail picture
Lindsay P. Disney as young man.
1930?
1041 thumbnail picture
Lindsay P. Disney near the end of his career in C&GS.
1956
1042 thumbnail picture
H. R. Edmonston, Chief of Nautical Chart Branch, upon retirement.
1956 October 29
1043 thumbnail picture
Granville K. Emminizer.
1965 April 30
1044 thumbnail picture
Angelo Ferrara, shipboard electronics technician on C&GS EXPLORER.
1960
1045 thumbnail picture
Ernst Georg Fischer, designer and builder of Old Brass Brains, mechanical tide prediction machine No. 2 of the C&GS.
1046 thumbnail picture
Ernst Georg Fischer, designer and builder of Old Brass Brains, mechanical tide prediction machine No. 2 of the C&GS.
1047 thumbnail picture
Thomas Alexander Harrison, C&GS cartographer turned artist.
1925 circa
1048 thumbnail picture
Dr. Rollin A. Harris, Assistant Chief of Division of Tides, worked with Ernst Fischer in designing Old Brass Brains, the famous tide prediction machine No. 2 of the C&GS.
1890 July 5
1049 thumbnail picture
Ensign Octavius B. Hartzog, aid USC&GS.
1930 circa

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