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Langsdorf Alexander F1

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Langsdorf Alexander F1

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Image title: 
Langsdorf and Reiff with electrostatic generator shield
Credit line: 
Argonne National Laboratory, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

Caption reads: "Miss Patricia M. Reiff is shown as she attempts to move a portion of the concrete shield which surrounds the new Argonne National Laboratory multi-million volt electrostatic generator which appears in the background. Senior Physicist Alexander S. Langsdorf, Jr. explains that the shield is 32" thick and weighs 12 tons."

Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 9.5 x 7 inches)
Langsdorf, Alexander, 1912-