K-9 Team, Walter Page and "King"

ID: SIA RU000371 [78-7630-29]

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1978

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: July 1978, Image No. 78-7630-29

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Summary

From Torch article: "Walter Page's partner is a 96-pound German shepherd named King. Page and King make up one of 10 K-9 teams patrolling Smithsonian buildings and grounds in Washington. After six years as a guard at the National Portrait Gallery, Page moved to the K-9 force in 1975. His partner, King, the largest dog on the SI force, was donated to the Smithsonian's Office of Protection Services by the Metropolitan Police Department."

Subject

  • Page, Walter
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Protection Services
  • United States Police Canine Association

Notes

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

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: July 1978, Image No. 78-7630-29

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1978
  • June 6, 1978

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

Police dogs

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [78-7630-29]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 10 x 8;

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