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|Named Person:||Dora Jane Hamblin; Neil Armstrong; Buzz Aldrin; Michael Collins; Sophia Loren|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Dora Jane Hamblin; Gene Farmer; Mary Ovrom; Allen W Hamblin
|Description:||5.8 linear ft. 1 videocassette (110 min.) : sd., color|
|Other Titles:||Life (Chicago, Ill.)
Cedar Rapids gazette.
Red Cross courier.
The Life file includes Hamblin's coverage of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and her interviews with all the astronauts and other major personnel associated with the Apollo flights, chiefly Neil Armstrong, Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin, and Mike Collins and their families.
Also noteworthy in this series is an unpublished biography of Neil Armstrong by his mother, Mrs. Steven (Viola) Armstrong and extensive correspondence with Life editor Gene Farmer, with whom Hamblin was in the process of writing the book, First on the moon.
Also in the collection are Hamblin's articles from the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) gazette and the Red Cross courier relating to United States troop conditions while she served as an American Red Cross staff correspondent in the Southwest Pacific theater of World War Two between 1944 and 1948.
Also included are an unpublished biography of Sophia Loren written by Hamblin, and newspaper columns by her father, Allen W. Hamblin, from the Bedford (Iowa) times-press, and by her sister, Mary Ovrom, from various Iowa newspapers.
- Hamblin, Dora Jane, -- 1920-1993.
- War correspondents -- United States.
- Women journalists -- United States.
- Women authors, American.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
- United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
- World War, 1939-1945.
- Life (Chicago, Ill.)
- Project Apollo (U.S.)
- Apollo 11 (Spacecraft)
- Space flight to the moon.
- Astronauts -- United States.
- Armstrong, Neil, -- 1930-2012.
- Aldrin, Buzz.
- Collins, Michael, -- 1930-
- Loren, Sophia, -- 1934-
- Motion picture actors and actresses -- Italy -- Biography.