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This object is on display in the Space Race exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

This deck of playing cards was part of the Technical Order bag of Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile crewmember, Capt. Robert Moore, U.S. Air Force. Each crewmember carried such a bag with weapons operations instructions and personal items to occupy the long hours spent inside a bunker.

Capt. Moore donated this deck of cards in 1987.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Manufacturer

U.S. Playing Card Co.

Credit Line

Gift of Robert F. Moore

Materials

  • Cardboard storage box
  • CARDS - CARD STOCK

Dimensions

3-D: 9.3 × 6.8 × 1.7cm (3 11/16 × 2 11/16 × 11/16 in.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

MEMORABILIA-Miscellaneous

Inventory Number

A19870378002

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