Book, Coloring, "Space Happy"

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This coloring book from the early 1950s depicts the character, Cadet Happy from the "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet" television and radio show. The popular children's space adventure program moved from network to network through its almost five years of broadcast history. In fact, "Tom Corbett" appeared on four different television networks in succession: CBS in 1950, NBC in late summer 1951, ABC in parts of 1951 and 1952, the DuMont network in 1953-1954, and again on NBC beginning in 1954 and ended its broadcast in 1955.

This coloring book was donated to the Museum by Michael O'Harro in 1992.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A19972642000

Credit Line

Gift of Michael O'Harro, Copyright 1953, Merrill Co. Publishers, Chicago

Country of Origin

United States of America

Title

Coloring Book, Space Happy

Materials

  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Wax
  • Ink
  • Steel

Dimensions

3-D: 26.4 × 0.3 × 38.1cm, 0.2kg (10 3/8 in. × 1/8 in. × 1 ft. 3 in., 0.4lb.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Usage conditions apply

Type

LITERATURE AND RESEARCH-Books (under Library)

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