Art: N. N. S. Awards

In Washington last week $10,000, furnished by Eastman Kodak Co., was distributed among finalists in the second annual Newspaper National Snapshot Awards. This is a contest for amateur photographers who have already won prizes in preliminary newspaper contests. Judges of preliminary contests pored over more than 500,000 photographs, few of which were so hastily executed as to merit the name of "snapshots," before the 368 finalists were hung on the walls of the National Geographic Society's Hall of Explorers.

The judges were a curious assortment: Mrs. Calvin Coolidge, Amelia Earhart, Stratospherist Major Albert...

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