20 Millionth Visitor at National Air and Space Museum

ID: SIA RU000371 [78-9463-07]

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1978

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: August 1978, Image No. 78-9463-07

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Summary

From Torch article: "The National Air and Space Museum recorded its 20 millionth visitor at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 9- two years and eight days after its formal opening...Fourteen-year-old Katherine Rinehart, of Charlottesville, Va., was greeted by David Challinor, Smithsonian assistant secretary for science, and Melvin Zisfein, the Museum's acting director, as she walked through the building's Jefferson Drive entrance."

Creator

Hofmeister, Richard K

Subject

  • Challinor, David
  • Zisfein, Melvin B
  • Rinehart, Katherine
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs
  • National Air and Space Museum

Notes

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

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 02, Folder: August 1978, Image No. 78-9463-07

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1978
  • July 9, 1978

Restrictions & Rights

  • No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

  • Museums
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000371 [78-9463-07]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;