Laura Wallach

A National Geographic Love Story

By Laura Wallach Mabel Gardiner Hubbard was only five years old when scarlet fever rendered her deaf for life, but at the age of 16 she would meet a young Scottish speech therapist who was destined to shape her future. Mabel’...

NGS Celebrates 23rd Founders Day

Portrayal of the first meeting of the founders on Janurary 13, 1888. Painted by Stanley Meltzoff in 1962. By Laura Wallach On the centennial of National Geographic’s founding in 1888, the board of trustees designated the Friday before Memorial Day weekend “Founders Day” — ...