In 1973, OSA president-elect Dow Smith wrote to several previous OSA presidents and medalists, asking them to recount memories from OSA meetings. This article captures the responses of past presidents George Harrison (1945-1946) and Stanley Ballard (1963), and the 1973 C.E.K. Mees medalist Erik Ingelstam.

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