Sprott's Photo Gallery
Here are some photographs that recall important stages and people in
life. Click on the images to see uncropped versions of them in high
JPEG format. Other photos of me are
Here's what I looked like at about 6 months old in 1943.
This is a family photo from the mid 1940's. I'm the little
Here I am as a young magician in the early 1950's (resembles a
Here I am as a cub scout in the early 1950's.
Here I am as a ham
radio operator (K4BOM) in the late 1950's.
Here I am as a major in high school ROTC with my high school
Suzanne in 1960.
This is the house where I grew up, 607 Center Drive, Memphis,
(1949 - 1960).
This is my former thesis advisor and mentor (1964-1993), Donald
Here I am (center) with John Schmidt (left) and Don Lencioni
as a graduate student working on the toroidal octupole at the
of Wisconsin in about 1967.
In this Cessna 150 I made my first solo flight on August 22, 1971
Powell Airport near Knoxville, Tennessee.
Here I am (right) with Dick Dexter (left) and Stewart Prager
at the dedication of the Tokapole II device at the University of
This is my brother Frank Jr. (left) and father Frank Sr. at church
This is my nephew Skipp and his bride Harriett at their wedding in
This is my father Frank and mother Jimmie (I call her James) in
This is my niece Sherri with her children Ashley (left), Sean
and Matthew (right) at Christmas 1989.
Here I am finishing ahead of someone at the 5-mile Crazy Legs Run in
Here's a professional photo they took of me on the occasion of my
the UW-Madison Van
Hise Outreach Teaching Award in March 1997.
Here I am part way up the Matterhorn with my Swiss girlfriend Janine
in April 2002.
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