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Accession number A2003.050
Collection Ruth Taylor Small Collection
Title Mrs. McNair Letter
Catalog Number A2003.050
Object Name Documents
Credit line Collection of the AAMI - Gift of Ruth Taylor
Dates of Creation 1986
Access Conditions Open for research
Copyrights no known restrictions
Scope & Content Letter from Mrs. McNair in response to Mrs. Taylor's letter to their family after the Challenger explosion in 1986. Mrs. McNairs husband, Ron McNair, was an African American.
Biographical History Mrs. Taylor, a white woman from Cedar Rapids, wrote this letter to Mrs. McNair following the explosion of the space shuttle, Challenger, in January 1986 and received this letter in reply.
Subjects Death
Correspondence
Search Terms Sympathy
Thank You
Shuttles
Space shuttles
NASA
Cedar Rapids
Astronauts
Condolences
Correspondences
Deaths
Letters
People McNair, Ronald
Classification Correspondence
Letter