Bald and Free Smithsonian

Beards seem to get all the attention these days. So in honor of Bald and Free Day and to all of those of you who are hair impaired, we present to you a Bald and Free Smithsonian. 

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Dr. Robert P. Multauf, Director of the Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History. April 5, 1966. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-53.

Museum Specialist Elliot Sivowitch demonstrates old television sets adjacent to exhibit cases featuring electronic equipment. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-70.

Tom Brown, August 1936, by Ruel P. Tolman. Record Unit 7433: Ruel P. Tolman Collection, 1909-1964, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. SIA2011-0265.

Luncheon for Lord Antram at Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-924.

Dr. Waldo Wedel, Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1227.

C. M. Osbourne, jeweler, 1936, by Ruel P. Tolman. Record Unit 7433: Ruel P. Tolman Collection, 1909-1964, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. SIA2011-2383.

Secretary S. Dillon Ripley at desk. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1234R1-H.

Jeremiah "Jerry" A. Collins, head of the International Exchange Service, 1965. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-77.

Eugene I. Knez, Curator in the Department of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History with representatives from Korea. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1335.

Dr. Sidney Galler, Assistant Secretary for Science. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1636R1.

Mr. A. H. O. Rolle, May 1936, by Ruel P. Tolman. Record Unit 7433: Ruel P. Tolman Collection, 1909-1964, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. SIA2012-1054.

Dr. George Switzer, Chairman of the Department of Mineral Sciences at the National Museum of Natural History, and Hope Diamond, May 21, 1968. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1266.

Lilly Coin Collection, the numismatic collection of Josiah K. Lilly, being checked upon arrival at the Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History, June 14, 1968. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1363R1.

Dr. Eni Njoku, vice-chancellor of the University of Biafran, with fellow botanist Dr. Edward Ayensu. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1475.

Reception for Vice President Spiro Agnew at the Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History, January 19, 1969. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1434.

Roy S. Clarke, Associate Curator in the Department of Mineral Sciences at the National Museum of Natural History, with meteorites, February 20, 1969. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1447.

Edwin A. Battison, the Smithsonian's professional clock watcher, poses with a replica of the 14th century De Dondi clock. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1467R1.

Daniel Boorstin, Director of the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1416R1.

Presentation of musical computer to the Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History, February 8, 1971. Accession 11-008: Office of Public Affairs, Photographic Collections, 1960-1970, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. OPA-1416R1.

Arthur J. Olmstead, July 1935, by Ruel P. Tolman. Record Unit 7433: Ruel P. Tolman Collection, 1909-1964, Smithsonian Institution Archives, neg. no. SIA2011-2377.

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