Third Grader Cara Sullivan Interacts with Moon Rock at National Air and Space Museum

ID: SIA RU000371 [78-6289-05]

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1978

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: June 1978, Image No. 78-6289-05

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Summary

From Torch article: "Eight-year-old Cara Sullivan knew exactly what to do when she reached the National Air and Space Museum's touchable moon rock. She tried to smell it. 'I thought it might have a moldy smell,' the blond third-grader related. 'But it smelled like nothing!'"

Subject

  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
  • National Air and Space Museum

Notes

  • Original film available in SIA Acc. 11-009.
  • Featured in the "Torch," June 1978.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: June 1978, Image No. 78-6289-05

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1978
  • May 10, 1978

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Topic

Museums and children

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [78-6289-05]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;

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