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Duke, Charles Moss Jr. [Photograph of the moon signed by Charles Duke]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05508.092.02 Author/Creator: Duke, Charles Moss Jr. Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph signed Date: circa 1972-1980 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: On a photograph of the moon, Duke writes: "The heavens declare the glory of God."

People: Duke, Charles Moss Jr.

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Keywords/Subjects: Religion, Space

Sub Era: Crises of the 1970's