Unidentified woman

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    Subject: Miller, Oskar von 1855-1934
           Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin
           National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

    Type: Black-and-white photographs

    Topic: Electrical engineering

    Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2010-0454]

    Summary: Unidentified woman. In other images she appears to be standing in front of the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, D.C. with electrical engineer and Deutsches Technical Museum founder Oskar Von Miller (1855-1934). Miller visited the United States in 1929.

    Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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    Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

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    1. coloramisu 15 months ago | reply

      Hi there, I think that the person of this picture is Lulu Bomhard (Lulu von Miller) the daughter of Oskar von Miller.
      Because:
      - Lulu went in America with her father in 1929.

      source: Forein Language Press Survey

      - On this picture of Miller's family on the far right this is writen as Lulu and even if the picture is small her face looks alike your Smithonian photography.

      Deutsches Museum

      - If this picture is Lulu's daughter, Rosemarie Bomhard (Noris) I really see in her face the same face as her mother (But I may be really wrong so I apologize for that, and apologize for their relatives !!). And she would have 13 years in 1929, so her mum Lulu would have around 35-45 years old wich correlate with your picture.

      MS-Kranke lagen ohr am Herzen

      On this book, page 357,I asked a friend speaking German, and it is said approximately that Lulu Bomhard assumed the functions of his father work in the last years of life of this one.
      source: Oskar von Miller 1855-1934: eine Biography by Wilhelm Füssi

      I found maybe a descendant of Oskar von Miller and sent an email; waiting for the answer.

      Most of the things are in german wich I do not speak so, maybe I am really wrong, But I feel an intuition !

      Thanks,
      coloramisu

    2. coloramisu 15 months ago | reply

      You can already correct this :
      By an answer of a relative of the family, Oscar von Miller created the Deutsches Museum in Munich, not in Berlin.

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