Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
This accession consists of film and sound used to create the film "Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition." This film accompanied the exhibition "1876: A Centennial Exhibition," which opened in the Arts and Industries Building in 1976, and documents the history of the Philadelphia Exhibition. It was narrated by James Whitmore. In 1976, the film won the CINE Golden Eagle Award, and in 1978 it won four Emmys. A copy of "Celebrating a Century" is available in the Reference Library.
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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Whitmore, James
- Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
- Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Exhibition (Motion picture : 1976)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-056, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions