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President Reagan Awarding Dr. Maurice Hilleman the National Medal of Science

President Reagan Awarding Dr. Maurice Hilleman the National Medal of Science

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Description (Brief)
A set of two slides of photographs documenting President Ronald Reagan awarding the National Medal of Science to Dr. Maurice Hilleman in 1988. The slides appear to be duplicate images. The image has been inscribed "Maurice Hilleman 7/15/88". The slides are labeled: "Merck Visual Communications / Pres. Reagan / M. Hilleman / DC / 7/15/88 / National Medal of Science.
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Object Name
slides, commemorative, vaccine development
date made
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
overall, each slide: 2 in x 2 in; 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of the Hilleman Family: Lorraine W. Hilleman, Jeryl Lynn Hilleman, and Kirsten Jeanne Hilleman
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National Museum of American History
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