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Apollo 8 Honors | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Apollo 8 Honors

Apollo 8 Honors | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Astronaut James A. Lovell accepting a gift of cheese from Wisconsin Governor Warren P. Knowles during a gathering in Lovell's honor. A model of the Apollo 8 in which Lovell had recently orbited the Moon with Frank Borman and William Anders decorates the podium.
DESCRIPTION
Astronaut James A. Lovell accepting a gift of cheese from Wisconsin Governor Warren P. Knowles during a gathering in Lovell's honor. A model of the Apollo 8 in which Lovell had recently orbited the Moon with Frank Borman and William Anders decorates the podium.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11361
Creation Date: February 20 1969
Creator Name:A.C. Photographic of Milwaukee
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Wisconsin. Governor (1965-1971 : Knowles) : Publicity photographs and editorial cartoons, 1965-1970
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 3719
Original Dimensions:9.5 x 6.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Lovell was not born in Wisconsin, but we claim him because he was raised in Milwaukee and he attended the University of Wisconsin before transferring to the U.S. Military Academy. At the time this photograph was taken, Lovell had flown in space three times: Gemini 7, Gemini 12, and Apollo 8, the first manned spacecraft to be launched by a Saturn V.
SUBJECTS
Suits (Clothing)
Dinners and dining
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Men
Outdoor photography
Flags
Governors
Politicians
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
Models and modelmaking
Astronauts

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