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Accession 97-168

National Air and Space Museum

Enola Gay Exhibition Records, 1994-1995

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Air and Space Museum
Title: Enola Gay Exhibition Records
Dates: 1994-1995
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection: Accession 97-168
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the Enola Gay exhibition and aspects of the controversy that followed. Materials include annotated exhibition scripts and cover memoranda for the "The Crossroads: The End of World War II, the Atomic Bomb, and the Onset of the Cold War" and "The Last Act: The Atomic Bomb & the End of World War II;" photographic materials; a video cassette; exhibition drawings and plans; and a bound publication assembled by the Air Force Association.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of records that document the Enola Gay exhibition and aspects of the controversy that followed. The files include annotated exhibition scripts and cover memoranda for the The Crossroads: The End of World War II, the Atomic Bomb, and the Onset of the Cold War and The Last Act: The Atomic Bomb & the End of World War II; photographic materials; video cassette; exhibition drawings and plans; and a bound publication assembled by the Air Force Association.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-168, National Air and Space Museum, Enola Gay Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Publication: "The Enola Gay Debate, August 1993-May 1995," Air Force Association

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National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Last Act rough cut video

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Facsimiles of Documents used in Exhibit

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Enola gay exhibit negatives (4 folders)

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The Crossroads: World War II, the Atomic Bomb and the Origins of the Cold War with cover memo from Martin Harwit to Secretary Adams. Text includes corrections. (7 folders)

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The Last Act, The Atomic Bomb and the End of World War II (August 31 draft with annotations from American Legion meeting September 1994) 1994 script including cover memos. (8 folders)

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Linda Goetz Holmes letter of October 5, 1994, to Martin Harwit (Accession 98-084)

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Last Act exhibition label script (Accession 04-131)

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Photographs, c.1995 (Accession 06-060)

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67 Exhibit plans and drawings

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