stereoscopic trainer

stereoscopic trainer

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Description
This type of stereoscopic trainer was based on research conducted by the National Defense Research Committee and the Eastman Kodak Company, and was designed for training antiaircraft gunners during World War II. This example was produced by the Rochester Ordnance District. The inscription reads “Stereoscopic Trainer - Mk. 6-1. Serial No. 538... Rochester N.Y.”
Ref: “Stereoscopic Trainer,” New York Times (Nov. 14, 1943), p. E9.
“Stereoscopic Trainer,” Science News-Letter 44 (Nov. 20, 1943): 326-327.
“Stereoscopic Trainer Aids Army Gunners,” Washington Post (Jan. 24, 1944), p. 12.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stereoscopic trainer
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
Measurements
overall: 15 1/2 in x 51 1/4 in x 16 in; 39.37 cm x 130.175 cm x 40.64 cm
trainer: 45 in x 8 in; 114.3 cm x 20.32 cm
box: 15 in x 15 1/2 in x 51 in; 38.1 cm x 39.37 cm x 129.54 cm
ID Number
PH.319193
accession number
237036
catalog number
319193
serial number
538
Credit Line
U.S. Naval Weapons Plant, Optical Shop
subject
World War II
World War II
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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