40052: Ed White II: National Space Hall of Fame Plaque,
Ed White II: National Space Hall of Fame Plaque, Directly from His Family's Collection. A 6" x 8" x 0.875" wooden plaque with the following text: "Edward H. White II/ having been duly nominated and elected,/ is hereby presented/ National Space Hall of Fame/ Honor Award/ September 26, 1969/ A sculptured bronze plaque symbolizing this award is on permanent display in / the National Space Hall of Fame, Lobby of Albert Thomas Convention Center,/ Houston, Texas." It is signed by the Hall's president and executive vice president. White was one of the first ten inducted into the National Space Hall of Fame in Houston on this date (posthumously), along with Dr. Wernher von Braun, Dr. Kurt H. Debus, Dr. Hugh L. Dryden, Dr. Maxime A. Faget, Dr. Robert R. Gilruth, John H. Glenn Jr, Dr. Robert H. Goddard, Alan B. Shepard Jr, and U.S. Rep. Albert Thomas. Excellent condition.