Science: Doubled Director

Two of Chicago's most popular scientific institutions were founded by philanthropic potentates of Sears, Roebuck & Co. While visiting Munich in 1920, the late Julius Rosenwald was stirred by his son William's extraordinary interest in the Deutsches

Museum, which is full of scientific and industrial exhibits in operation and which Bavarian schoolchildren are required by law to visit once a year. In 1926 Julius Rosenwald gave $3,000,000 to Chicago for the as yet incompleted Rosenwald Museum of Science & Industry, patterned after the Deutsches.

A onetime professional musician, Max Adler joined Sears, Roebuck as a buyer of musical merchandise, became vice president before...

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