Music-on-the-Mall with Adlai E. Stevenson

ID: SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-814R1]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 03, Image No. OPA-814R1

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Music-on-the Mall concert featuring a narration by Adlai E. Stevenson of Aaron Copland's "Lincoln Portrait" with orchestral support from the National Symphony Orchestra on the south terrace of the Museum of History and Technology, now known as National Museum of American History, and a performance of the Saint-Saens Concerto No. 2 in G Minor by pianist Andre Watts, with Secretary S. Dillon Ripley, Mary Livingston Ripley, National Symphony Orchestra conductor Howard Mitchell, and United States National Museum Director Frank A. Taylor.


  • Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001
  • Ripley, Mary Livingston
  • Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007
  • Stevenson, Adlai E (Adlai Ewing) 1900-1965
  • Watts, Andre
  • Mitchell, Howard 1911-1988
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs


  • Also known as P65654.
  • Digital contact sheet available.
  • Frame selections featured in "The Torch," July 1965.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 03, Image No. OPA-814R1

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


  • 1965
  • May 30, 1965

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