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Lovell and Laird | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Lovell and Laird

Lovell and Laird | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird of Wisconsin (on the far right) with astronaut James Lovell, a former student at the University of Wisconsin, and his wife Marilyn Gerlach Lovell of Milwaukee at the ceremony at which Lovell received the Navy Distinguished Service Medal. The medal was presented after the Apollo 8 flight. With them is Admiral Thomas Moorer, later chairman of the joint chiefs.
DESCRIPTION
Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird of Wisconsin (on the far right) with astronaut James Lovell, a former student at the University of Wisconsin, and his wife Marilyn Gerlach Lovell of Milwaukee at the ceremony at which Lovell received the Navy Distinguished Service Medal. The medal was presented after the Apollo 8 flight. With them is Admiral Thomas Moorer, later chairman of the joint chiefs.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:40705
Creation Date: April 04 1969
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Washington
County:
State:District of Columbia
Collection Name:Laird, Melvin R. : Melvin R. Laird papers, 1904-1979 (bulk 1946-1973)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, color
Original Format Number:M2006-071
Original Dimensions:6.5 x 4.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Dresses
Suits (Clothing)
Medals
Air pilots, Military
Military decorations
Military uniforms
Indoor photography
Men
Portraits, Group
Women
Astronauts
Spouses

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