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John and Annie Glenn Collection
Description: Taken on March 31, 1997, this photograph shows a wooden commemorative sign written in both Japanese and English. The English reads "Planted by Lt, Col, John H. Glenn jr. The first US space man 24th of May 1963". Attached to the top of the sign are two photographs of the event. The left photograph shows John Glenn breaking ground to plant the tree. The right photograph shows John Glenn shaking hands. The tree, now larger than shown in 1963 photograph, is seen to the right of the sign. The John and Annie Glenn collection is comprised of photographs, slides, books and ephemera documenting the career of John Glenn as an astronaut and U.S. Senator. The collection also documents his life with his wife Annie Glenn née Castor, family and friends, such as Robert and Ethel Kennedy and fellow astronauts. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AV329_B01F04_05
Subjects: Glenn, John, 1921-2016; Trees; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Places: Japan