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Photograph of Aerologist Henry T. Harrison of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition being Hauled to Safety by His Shipmates

Naval flyers receive decorations. Secretary of the Navy Adams presents Distinguished Flying Cross to four noted Navy flyers. Left to right: Chief Aviation Pilot, Harold I. June, who was decorated for his service with the Byrd Antarctic Expedition: Lieut. Richard F. Whitehead, receiving the decoration for service in connection with the Navy's Alaskan Aerial Expedition in 1926; Rear Admiral William A. Moffett, chief of the Navy Bureau of Aeronautics; Secretary Adams; Lieut. Wallace M. Dillon and Photographer 1st Class William J. Murtha, who also received the medal for their work on the Alaskan expedition

Admiral Byrd admires medal awarded to aide on Antarctic expedition. Washington, D.C., April 27. Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd admires the gold medal of the National Geographic Society which was awarded today to Dr. Thomas C. Poulter, (left) senior scientist and second in command of the Byrd Antarctic expedition of 1933-35. The presentation of the award was made by Dr. Gilbert Grosvenor, President of the National Geographic Society, 42737

Admiral Byrd admires medal awarded to aide on Antarctic expedition. Washington, D.C., April 27. Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd admires the gold medal of the National Geographic Society which was awarded today to Dr. Thomas C. Poulter, (left) senior scientist and second in command of the Byrd Antarctic expedition of 1933-35. The presentation of the award was made by Dr. Gilbert Grosvenor, President of the National Geographic Society, 4/27/37

Receives National Geographic Society award. Washington, D.C., April 27. Dr. Thomas C. Poulter, senior scientist and second in command of the Byrd Antarctic expedition of 1933-35, was awarded a special cold medal of the National Geographic Society at a ceremony today at the society's headquarters in Washington. On the Byrd expedition, Dr. Poulter's scientific work included geophysical investigations, studies of ice conditions and movement, the making of magnetic soundings, and observations of meteors and auroral phenomena. In the photograph, left to right: Dr. John Oliver La Gorce, vice president of the National Geographic Society, Dr. Golbert Grosvenor, president of the society who presented the award, Dr. Thomas C. Poulter, and Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd

Fairchild FC-2W cn 140 NC8006 Byrd expidition

Ford 4-AT-B cn 15 Byrd Expedition

Ford 4-AT-B

Ford 4-AT-B