American Optical History
In Memory Of...

John  Young

1983 - Working on opening the AO Museum which became the Optical Heritage Museum
John Young first curator
Read Johns Recollections

John (center) at Don Whitney May 1982 AO Retirement party

1999 - looking thru AO Main Plant vault before demolition

May 28, 2002  AO Reunion
I arranged for John to stay in the room at the Hotel that had been the Museum

John with my mother Jan and Jim Bunnelle with wives (seated)
at the May 28th,  2002 AO Reunion

John next to the original AO Young Tumble Test
unit in the Central Testing lab 2006

Looking at one of the Museum display items when in storage (2006)

Peg with John at the Vienna in Southbridge in 2006

Peg with John at Colts Lab in Florida ~2011 - welcoming Australian "Teddy"

John with a prized Auto

At Colts Lab with Greg Williams, Kimberly Hutton, Daryl Neely and John

Sept 2016 - Daughter Kimberly with Poster showing Johns induction into the 2016 Vision Council Lab Div Hall of Fame

 PDF of Johns Vision Council 2016 Hall of Fame writeup

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