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International Antarctic Exhibition, Oct. 28, 1962

This image from October 28, 1962 shows two gentlemen checking out a display at the opening of our International Antarctic Exhibition.  Just a few years ago we had another exhibition about the Antarctic, although it was much smaller than this one.

To go along with the previous photo, this is a shot of Associate Museum Director Harold Sniffen (famous for putting together the list of Jacobsen paintings) speaking at the opening of the International Antarctic Exhibition on October 28, 1962.  The eagle figurehead from USS Lancaster looks great behind Sniffen!   Read more