- Examining a pillar dollar recovered from El Capitana.
- Photographed on April 8, 1954.
- L-R: Mendel Peterson, Art McKee and Ed Link.
- Arthur McKee Jr., known as Art "Silver Bar" McKee, was a noted Florida treasure diver for many years and is often referred to as "the father of modern treasure diving." Sometimes called "The Treasure Hunter's Treasure Hunter," McKee pioneered salvage work on historic shipwrecks in the days before scuba diving became popular.
- Accompanying note: "Mendel Peterson, Curator of the Division of Historic Archaeology & Director of Underwater Exploration at the Smithsonian."
- "Sailor, Explorer & Diver Ed Link - Link Foundation (Retired industrialist). Link Trainer inventor (airplane trainer). Designed a submersible unit - Navy diving bell? Early pioneer of UW exploration."
- 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.
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