SIA Acc. 97-074, Smithsonian Institution Office of the Secretary, 150th Anniversary Program Records, 1996

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These records consist of photographs taken at the Smithsonian Institution's Birthday Party on the Mall (August 1996) and at the Los Angeles venue of the traveling exhibition "America's Smithsonian." Pictured are exhibits, events, and people, including Secretary Ira Michael Heyman, Provost J. Dennis O'Connor, as well as celebrities such as Ray Charles.


  • Charles, Ray 1930-2004
  • Heyman, Ira Michael 1930-2011
  • O'Connor, J. Dennis
  • Smithsonian Institution Anniversaries, etc
  • Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Program Committee
  • Smithsonian Institution 150th Anniversary Program
  • America's Smithsonian (Traveling exhibition) (1995-1998)
  • Smithsonian Institution 150th Birthday Party on the National Mall (1996: Washington, D.C.)


  • Folder List in accession file.
  • For a description of the record series of which these materials form a part, refer to the "Forms part of" above.


Organized into subseries: 1) Photographs from Smithsonian's Birthday Party on the Mall (envelopes 1-8); 2) Photographs from "America's Smithsonian," Los Angeles (envelope 9)

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520




  • Anniversaries
  • Traveling exhibitions
  • Exhibitions


  • Black-and-white photographs
  • Collection descriptions
  • Color photographs

Local number

SIA Acc. 97-074

Physical description

0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)

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