1936

1936

1936
Apart from medals, the athletes received a winner’s crown and an oak tree in a pot.
The 1936 Games were the first to be broadcast on television. Twenty-five television viewing rooms were set up in the Greater Berlin area, allowing the locals to follow the Games free of charge.

1936
To cite this section
MLA style: The Nobel Prize in Literature 1936. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Media AB 2020. Tue. 5 May 2020.
Photo from the Nobel Foundation archive.

1936
Their work and discoveries range from how cells adapt to changes in levels of oxygen to our ability to fight global poverty.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1936 was divided equally between Victor Franz Hess “for his discovery of cosmic radiation” and Carl David Anderson “for his discovery of the positron.”

1936
The Museum’s exhibitions are supported by the Lester Robbins and Sheila Johnson Robbins Traveling and Special Exhibitions Fund, established in 1990.
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1936
A form, sign, or emblem that represents something else, often something immaterial, such as an idea or emotion.
Dorothea Lange took this photograph in 1936, while employed by the U.S. government’s Farm Security Administration (FSA) program, formed during the Great Depression to raise awareness of and provide aid to impoverished farmers. In Nipomo, California, Lange came across Florence Owens Thompson and her children in a camp filled with field workers whose livelihoods were devastated by the failure of the pea crops. Recalling her encounter with Thompson years later, she said, “I saw and approached the hungry and desperate mother, as if drawn by a magnet. I do not remember how I explained my presence or my camera to her, but I do remember she asked me no questions. I made five exposures, working closer and closer from the same direction.” 1 One photograph from that shoot, now known as Migrant Mother, was widely circulated to magazines and newspapers and became a symbol of the plight of migrant farm workers during the Great Depression.

Resources:

http://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/literature/1936/summary/
http://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/1936/summary/
http://www.ushmm.org/exhibition/olympics/?content=germany&lang=en
http://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/dorothea-lange-migrant-mother-nipomo-california-1936/
http://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/1951/summary/

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