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Historical Archive 1940–1949

The period sees Ed Halbach start his 35-year reign as our Observatory Director. But, sadly, it's a slow start as the observatory will be basically closed throughout World War II because of gas rationing.  

MAS Grounds - 1940's MAS Grounds - Early 40's
Observatory Grounds - 40's
Observatory Grounds - Early 40's
MAS Hobby Council Display at the Milwaukee Auditorium Photo of C.M. Prinslow, E.Halbach, & W. Albrecht observing Aurora
MAS Hobby Council Display at the Milwaukee Auditorium.
Photo of C.M. Prinslow, E.Halbach, & W. Albrecht observing Aurora. National Geographic Magazine.
Orion Nebula Region of Orion - MAS Patrol Camera
Orion Nebula from the MAS Observatory
Region of Orion. Constellation of Orion including Sirius. Taken with the Patrol Camera.
Orion Nebula - Postcard  
MAS Postcard - Orion. Sometime in the 40's.