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Lunch Break at Burg Wartenstein
Lunch break during Burg Wartenstein Symposium No. 12 (1961)
Viking Fund Medalists

Ernest Hooten and Franz Weidenreich in Washington, DC, 1948, for the presentation of the Viking Fund Medal in Physical Anthropology to Hooten

14 East 71st Street
14 East 71st Street served as the Foundation headquarters from 1951 to 1980

This brownstone, purchased by Axel Wenner-Gren and given to the Viking Fund as a gift, served as the Foundation's New York City Headquarters from 1951 to 1980.

Burg Waternstein Dining Hall circa 1959
Burg Wartenstein Dining Hall circa 1959