Food and Drug Administration Exhibition Opening

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F03_002]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1956

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder 03, Image No. SIA_000095_B57_F03_002

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Opening of Food and Drug Administration exhibition, with Grace Drexler Nicholas, executive director of the General Federation of Women's Clubs; James Bradshaw Mintener, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; Anna Kelton Wiley, one of the founders of the National Woman's Party and wife of Harvey Washington Wiley, the chemist who fought for the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906; George P. Larrick, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration; and Secretary Leonard Carmichael.


  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Wiley, Harvey Washington 1844-1930
  • Wiley, Anna Kelton 1877-1964
  • Nicholas, Grace Drexler
  • Mintener, James Bradshaw
  • Larrick, George Potter 1901-1968
  • United States National Museum Division of Medicine and Public Health
  • United States Food and Drug Administration


  • FDA No. FD191-5
  • The exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of the passage of the original Federal Food and Drugs Act, signed into law by President Theodore Roosevelt on June 30, 1906.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder 03, Image No. SIA_000095_B57_F03_002

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  • 1956
  • May 4, 1956

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Black-and-white photographs

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SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F03_002]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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