Conrad and Barron Hilton with John Glenn, 1968

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Title

Conrad and Barron Hilton with John Glenn, 1968

Subject

Hilton, Conrad N. (Conrad Nicholson), 1887-1979
Glenn, John, 1921-

Description

Black and white photograph depicting (from left to right) Conrad N. Hilton, chairman of the board of Hilton Hotels Corporation, former astronaut John Glenn, Dr. Wernher von Braun, director of the Marshall Space Flight Center at Huntsville, Alabama, and Barron Hilton, president of Hilton Hotels Corporation. These four men posed in front of a full-scale model of the Apollo 7, which at that moment was circling the globe and had been set up in the Waldorf=Astoria lobby as part of the 19th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation.

Creator

Wagner International Photos

Date

1968-10-22

Relation

Photographs | Biographical | Staff / Entertainment / Owners

Format

image | jpeg

Extent

8x10

Medium

black-and-white photographs

Type

StillImage

Identifier

06.04.040

Coverage

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel -- 1931-present

Temporal Coverage

1960 - 1969

Original Format

black-and-white photographs

Physical Dimensions

8x10

Collection

Citation

Wagner International Photos, “Conrad and Barron Hilton with John Glenn, 1968,” Host to the World, accessed August 5, 2021, https://waldorfnewyorkcity.com/archive/items/show/477.