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Donor: 
Peter Trower
Image title: 
Alvarez Receives Collier Trophy
Credit line: 
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, gift of Peter Trower
Description: 

Luis Alvarez (sixth from left) receives the Collier Trophy from President Harry Truman (ninth from left) at the White House "for his conspicuous and outstanding initiative in the concept and development of the Ground Control Approach system for save landing of aircraft under all weather and traffic conditions."

Photo date: 
1945
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 10 x 8 inches)
Person(s): 
Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
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