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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Arthur C. Lundahl
RLIN number: NXCP89-A26
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood, education in Chicago; BS and graduate work at University of Chicago 1933-42; World War II service Navy: officer at Navy Radio Operators School, student Navy photointerpretation, assignments in Aleutians and Washington DC; civil service photointerpreter, Navy and Central Intelligence Agency from 1946 to retirement; U-2 incident; Open Skies for Peace program; Cuban missile crisis; improvements in photointerpretation: comparison of American and European equipment; National Photointerpretation Center: establishment, incentive program, equal opportunity application; future use of photointerpretation: natural disaster predictions, food source location, mapping, computers; American Society of Photogrammetry; stereo photography; philosophy of photography.
Extent: Transcript: 499 leaves, Tape: 10 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lundahl, Arthur C., 1915-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1915
Speaker occupation: Photointerpreter
Age at speaking: 66
Document date: 1981
Interviewer: Jessup, Frederick Peterson
Organizations discussed: U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, Langley, VA; U.S. Navy
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: North America; Photographers; U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, Langley, VA; U.S. Navy; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: American Society of Photogrammetry; Lundahl, Arthur C., 1915-; Photogrammetry; Photographic interpretation (Military science); Photography, Military; United States--Navy--Photographers
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020769-16210