Von Braun was the director of the Marshall Space Flight Center from 1960 to 1970, when he moved to Washington, D.C., to serve as Deputy Associate Administrator for Planning at NASA. The newspaper printed this issue to celebrate the "von Braun era"...
In the diary Espy discusses topics such as family life, church activities, weather, household chores, and her experience during the Civil War. Transcriptions are available: http://home.mchsi.com/~mlyle/diaryintro.html [not on the ADAH website].
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