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1980s images from the national archives.

Newcomb Monument #2

Newcomb Monument #2

The plaque on the Simon Newcomb monument at Wallace Bridge, NS.

Photo by Gordon Hawkins, August 1986.

Newcomb Monument

Newcomb Monument

David Chapman, a winner of the Simon Newcomb Award, stands beside the monument at the former astronomer’s birthplace at Wallace Bridge, NS.

(This photo appeared on page 59 of Looking Up.  Photo by Gordon Hawkins, August 1986.)

Bart Bok 1981

Bart Bok 1981

Bart Bok in early January of 1981, with the plaque representing his honorary membership in the RASC.

Photo taken by Peter Jedicke at Bok's house in Tucson, AZ.

J.D. Fernie 19870518

J.D. Fernie 19870518

Dr. J.D. Fernie. RASC President 1974-76. Photo taken on 1987 May 18 at the Toronto GA. Photo by Norman Green.

Lloyd Higgs 19870518

Lloyd Higgs 19870518

Dr. Lloyd Higgs. RASC President 1988-90. Photo taken on 1987 May 18 at the Toronto GA. Photo by Norman Green.

Damien Lemay 19870518

Damien Lemay 19870518

Damien Lemay. RASC President 1990-92. Photo taken on 1987 May 18 at the Toronto GA. Photo by Norman Green.  (The two people in the background are likely Leo Enright and Denise Sabatini.)

Ian Halliday 19840630

Ian Halliday 19840630

Dr. Ian Halliday. RASC President 1980-82. Photo taken on 1984 June 30 at the Hamilton GA. Photo by Norman Green.

Mary Grey 19840630

Mary Grey 19840630

Miss Mary Grey. RASC President 1986-88. Photo taken on 1984 June 30 at the Hamilton GA. Photo by Norman Green.

Roy Bishop 19840630

Roy Bishop 19840630

Dr. Roy Bishop. RASC President 1984-86. Photo taken at the Hamilton GA on 1984 June 30. Photo by Norman Green.

Franklin Loehde 19800629

Franklin Loehde 19800629

Franklin Loehde. RASC President 1982-84. Photo taken on 1980 June 29 at the Halifax GA. Photo by Norman Green.

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