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Oral History Collection
 
This photo was taken Oct. 26, 1964, when Wernher von Braun and his family arrived by boat at the Mississippi Test Facility during a vacation to the Gulf Coast.
Virginia Seal Wagner, fourth from right, talked about this excursion on the Doris M., the Seal family boat, during her oral history interview. Pictured from left are, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Suter, Wernher von Braun's sister-in-law; Fred Wagner; Mr. and Mrs. Stanton (Dallas); Wernher von Braun's father, Magnus, from Germany; Wernher von Braun's wife, Maria; Wernher von Braun; Virginia Wagner; Jack Thompson (Gulfport); and Capt. and Mrs. William Fortune. This photo was taken Oct. 26, 1964, when Wernher von Braun and his family arrived by boat at the Mississippi Test Facility during a vacation to the Gulf Coast.