Michelson, Albert A. (Albert Abraham), 1852-1931; Newcomb, Simon, 1835-1909; Holden, Edward S. (Edward Singleton), 1846-1914; Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938; Frost, Edwin Brant, 1866-1935; Sperry, Elmer Ambrose, 1860-1930; Pease, Francis Gladheim,...
X-300 Letter, Glenn M .. Hobbs, Supt., University
• 27 of Chicago Laboratory Supply Department,
February 21, 1903, to Professor Geo~ E.
lia.le, Mount Wilson Solar Observatory,
Pasadena., CaJ.ifornia.. Expls.1ns error 1n
bill for gratiog a.nd...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century;
It's always sad to see young men die, because one thinks always of the many things they left undone. They had visions of marriage and a happy family; they wanted to teach their sons and see them grow up and honor them; they wanted to live in peace...
De Haven, Edwin Jesse, 1816-1865; Grinnell Expedition (1st : 1850-1851); Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration; United States Coast and Geodetic Survey; Manuscripts;
explored; opportunity for further discovery, and more minute
observation than has been hitherto enjoyed in that region , will,
we have no doubt, be open to them; and while a ll these gallant
adventurers are entitled to our kindliest...
My very dear Sir
I have carefully perused your letter to
Commander Mackenzie, and am much gratified to find that
in your mature judgment he has so able an advocate and
support; and I sincerely hope that his conduct in that sad
Tragedy (painful as...
CRUISE OF THE SOMERS:
ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE
DESPOTISM OF THE QUARTERDECK
THE UNMANLY CONDUCT OF COMMANDER MACKENZIE
"Difficulty is a bugbear to children, a stimulus to men."
J. WINCHESTER, NEW WORLD PRESS, 30 ANN ST.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands; Military funerals;
Grim anywhere, war has an added starkness in the bleak wilds of the Aleutians. Upon the living falls not only the sorrowful burden of mourning the dead, but the harrowing task of burying them. Bearing crosses and shovels, Navy men toil up the...