Collection Artwork
Apollo 11 Celebration View
August 13, 1969
color photograph
NASA (Washington DC, established 1958)
Bill Taub (Lorain, Ohio, 1923 – 2010, Lanham, Maryland)
Neil Armstrong (Wapakoneta, Ohio, 1930 – 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio)
Michael Collins (Rome, Italy, 1930 – 2021, Naples, Florida)
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin (born Glen Ridge, New Jersey, 1930)
image size: 7 5/8 x 10 in.
paper size: 8 x 10 5/8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed at Broadway and Park Avenue during the Apollo 11 ticker tape parade, New York, New York, United States, North America
2020.31.97.325
S70-17433
Typewritten in magenta ink, left center, in margin: 70-17433
Typewritten in black ink, paper verso, beginning upper center: [NASA logo] National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Houston, Texas 77058 / No copyright is asserted for this photograph. If a recognizable person appears in the photo, use for commercial purposes / may infringe a right of privacy or publicity. It may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by NASA or by any NASA / employee of a commercial product, process or service, or used in any other manner that might mislead. Accordingly, it is / requested that if this photograph is used in advertising and other commercial promotion, layout and copy be submitted to / NASA prior to release. / COLOR / 13 AUGUST 1969 [blank space] S70-17433 / MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS / APOLLO 11 CELEBRATION VIEW — New York City welcomes Apollo 11 crew men in a / showering of ticker tape down Broadway and Park Avenue in a parade termed as the largest / in the city’s history. Pictured in the lead car, from the right, are astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, / commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module / pilot. The three astronauts teamed for the first manned lunar landing, on July 20, 1969.
Typewritten in black ink, bottom left, paper verso, PHOTO CREDIT: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.