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Yerkes Observatory C1

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Yerkes Observatory C1

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Image title: 
John D. Rockefeller and William R. Harper at the Yerkes Observatory dedication
Credit line: 
University of Chicago, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives

John D. Rockefeller, founder of the University of Chicago and William R. Harper, its first President, were among the dignitaries at the Yerkes dedication.

Photo date: 
circa 1897
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 10 inches)
Harper, William R.
Yerkes Observatory