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General interview examining family origins; early life in Milwaukee; interest in mechanical things; development of interest in astronomy; engineering at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee campus; interest in photoelectric photometry; graduate study at Madison and work with C. Huffer and I. Stebbins; Stebbins and A.E. Whitford’s work; graduate study at Lick Observatory and Berkeley; photoelectric instrumentation; Lick in the pre-war years; World War II at MIT and Caltech; return to Lick and use of lP2l photomultipliers; W.
Growing up on Mount Hamilton in l950s; interests in father’s and mother’s work; schooling on mountain; learning astronomy at home; Webb School; college years at Vanderbilt, University of Arizona; work at Kitt Peak; graduate work at Berkeley; studies in cosmology. Interviewer knew Kron as a child at Lick circa 1964.
Interview examines early life in San Francisco and first contacts with Astronomy in 1920; Public Lectures under auspices of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific; college years at Berkeley, 1926-1930; interests in physics and astronomy; contact with D.