WWII U.S. Office of Scientific Research and Development Certificate of Appreciation
The framed certificate has an overall size of approximately 9-3/4 inches by 12-1/2 inches. The document is a Certificate of Appreciation to Jerome Kurshan for work organized under the United States Office of Scientific Research and Development “contributing to the successful prosecution of the Second World War”. The document shows age toning. According to an online obituary. Mr. Kurshan began working at RCA Laboratories in 1943, having received a Ph.D. degree in physics from Cornell University. His work at RCA apparently involved early development work of transistors.