National Geographic : 1963 Oct
In the office of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lincoln Ellsworth accepts the Hubbard Medal on April 15, 1936, for "heroic and extraordinary achievements in Arctic and Antarctic exploration, 1925 to 1936," as the citation reads. Mrs. Ellsworth and I flank the explorer. John Oliver La Gorce, who succeeded me as Editor and President May 5, 1954, stands at right. In giving Mr. Ellsworth the award, President Roosevelt said, "This occasion... is a re minder that the world still holds high adventure for those who have the spirit to seek it." EDWIN L. WISHERD, NATIONALGEOGRAPHIC STAFF HARRIS & EWING 33d President, Harry S Truman gives Gen. H. H. (Hap) Arnold the Hub bard Medal for "contri butions to... aviation": November 16, 1945. Society's gift of maps brings thanks from Presi dent Eisenhower. Thom as W. McKnew, now Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, appears at left. Melville Bell Grosve nor, who stands behind the map case, has served as President of the Soci ety and Editor of its mag azine since 1957.