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Helen Stephens at Work at Museum Shop, by Unknown, 1975, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 75-9071-8 or 75-9071.8.

March 26, 1975

The National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, opens its museum shop designed by the architectural firm of Becker and Becker of New Canaan, Connecticut.More

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