Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Glass blower Earl Sexton

image number:

P0054975

description:

A clipping found in the negative envelope is probably from a copy of an IU staff newsletter. It reads, in full: "EARL SEXTON - Glass Blower: Because he wanted a job he could depend upon Earl Sexton came to work as storekeeper in the Physiology Department in 1942, six years after he graduated from high school. One day during some idle moments he started 'fooling around' with glass blowing with a graduate students who wanted to make some special laboratory gadget of of glass."

date taken:

1953 November 13

film code:

Kodak - Safety 435

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

donor image number:

53-1504

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Sexton, Earl

corporate name:

Chemistry Department

topic:

Glassblowing

topic:

Glassworkers

topic:

Glassworking

topic:

Office / At Work

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals