Control Room Operator Jim Wooten Checks New Alarm System

ID: SIA RU000371 [77-13181-15]

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: November 1977, Image No. 77-13181-15

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Summary

From Torch article: "The Smithsonian's Office of Protection Services has set up a new Alarms Communications Control Center in the basement of the Castle...Prior to installation of the center, American District Telegraph had monitored all burglar and fire alarms from an outside station, then notified SI protection personnel of the alarm by way of a panel in the office of each guard company."

Subject

  • Wooten, Jim
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Protection Services
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs

Notes

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

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: November 1977, Image No. 77-13181-15

Repository Loc.

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

Date

1977

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Security systems
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [77-13181-15]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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