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Bershad (Laurence) papers
2021C56  
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Description
Laurence Bershad was a WWII veteran and served as a radar officer on the USS New Jersey. The collection includes a campaign album, press releases, and photographs.
Background
Laurence Philip Bershad was born in New York City in 1918. He studied electrical engineering at Brooklyn Poly Tech and NYU. Bershad was a WWII veteran and served as a radar officer on the USS New Jersey. He was also the leader of the photographic corps charged with documenting the tests at the Bikini Atoll.
Extent
4 manuscript boxes,1 oversize box (2.25 Linear Feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.