Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for "Flying Tigers" Exhibition

ID: SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-9714]

Creator: Farrar, Richard

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1972

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 72-9714

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Ribbon cutting ceremony for the National Air and Space Museum (NASM) exhibition, "Flying Tigers: A Selection of Paintings of Members of the American Volunteer Group by Raymond P. R. Nielson, N. A.," held on the north balcony of east gallery in the Arts and Industries Building, with NASM Director Michael Collins, NASM curator Louis S. Casey, former U.S. ambassador William D. Pawley, and Madame Chiang Kai-shek.


  • Collins, Michael 1930-
  • Chiang, May-ling Soong 1897-2003
  • Casey, Louis S
  • Pawley, William D (William Douglas) 1896-1977
  • Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)


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  • Requested from Photographic Services Division by National Air and Space Museum.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 72-9714

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  • 1972
  • October 16, 1972

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