National Geographic : 1949 Aug
2S0 ivauonai ueograpnic rnorograpner rtooert Is.aisson Dr. Grosvenor, Flanked by Associates in His Life Work, Responds to Golden Jubilee Tributes inConstitution Hall Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd, USN (ret.), first to fly over North and South Poles, sits at left beside Mrs. Grosvenor (page 261). At Dr. Grosvenor's left are Trustees of the National Geographic Society: Franklin L. Fisher, Chief, Illustrations Division; Thomas W. McKnew,Secretary; J.R.Hildebrand, Assistant Editor; Juan T. Trippe, President, Pan American Airways; Melville Bell Grosvenor, Assistant Editor; Vice Adm. Emory S. Land, USN (ret.), President, Air Transport Asso ciation of America; Rear Adm. L. O . Colbert, Director, U. S. Coast and Geodetic Sprvey; Elisha Hanson, lawyer and naturalist; Dr. Alexander Wetmore, Secretary, Smith sonian Institution; and Dr. Lyman J. Briggs, formerly Director of the National Bureau of Standards, now Chairman of The Society's Research Committee. Inright back ground are National Geographic expedition leaders: former U. S. Senator Hiram Bingham, Machu Picchu; Gilbert Grosvenor La Gorce (for Dr. William Beebe, bathysphere descent); Dr. Robert F. Griggs, Valley of 10,000 Smokes; Maj. Gen. Orvil A. Anderson, USAF, stratosphere flights;Dr. William M. Mann, animals ofNetherlands Indies; and Dr. Paul A. McNally, S.J., Vice President, Georgetown University, Canton Island eclipse.