John Rusk as Uncle Sam During Fourth of July Celebration

ID: SIA RU000371 [77-8840-17A]

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: August 1977, Image No. 77-8840-17A

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Summary

  • John Rusk as Uncle Sam with young celebration attendee on the terrace of the National Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History, with Washington Monument in view in the background.
  • From Torch article: "No Fourth of July celebration would be complete without him, so the Smithsonian's Division of Performing Arts searched until it found a perfect Uncle Sam in the person of John Rusk of Oxon Hill, Md."

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
  • National Museum of History and Technology
  • Smithsonian Institution Division of Performing Arts

Notes

  • Original film available in SIA Acc. 11-009.
  • Featured in the "Torch," August 1977.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: August 1977, Image No. 77-8840-17A

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1977
  • July 4, 1977

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Holidays
  • Fourth of July
  • Uncle Sam (Symbolic character)

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [77-8840-17A]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;

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