Coolidge Examines Early Model of His Invention

Dr. William D. Coolidge, 'father' of the modern X-ray tube, examines and early model of his invention. Photo taken as the retired General Electric vice president and director of research celebrated his 94th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the issuing of his first X-ray patent. He died on February 3, 1975 at the age of 101., Credit Line: General Electric Research and Development, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: Dr. William D. Coolidge, 'father' of the modern X-ray tube, examines and early model of his invention. Photo taken as the retired General Electric vice president and director of research celebrated his 94th birthday and the 50th anniversary of the issuing of his first X-ray patent. He died on February 3, 1975 at the age of 101.
Subject(s): Eyeglasses
Suits (Clothing)
Equipment and supplies
Coolidge, William David, 1873-1975
Date Created: 1967
Credit Line: General Electric Research and Development, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: Coolidge William F3