Lynn Volpi Demonstrates "By-Word" Sound System at National Museum of Natural History

ID: SIA RU000371 [75-16336-11]

Creator: Neufeld, Harry B

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1975

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: March 1976, Image No. 75-16336-11

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Summary

Caption from Torch: "Lynn Volpi, a By-Word employee, demonstrating how a new plastic 'wand' is held to the ear to obtain a sound-guided tour. The new wand replaces the head sets used for the past six years at the National Museum of Natural History. The wand can 'talk' to a person through most of the Museum's exhibit halls, issuing a fund of information not covered in the written exhibit labels. Volpi stands in the Hall of Minerals at NMNH."

Subject

  • Volpi, Lynn
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Department of Mineral Sciences

Notes

  • Also known as SIA2009-3228.
  • Original film available in SIA Acc. 11-009.
  • Featured in the "Torch," March 1976

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: March 1976, Image No. 75-16336-11

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1975
  • November 26, 1975

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Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [75-16336-11]

Physical description

8 x 10;

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