Opening of U.S. Census Exhibit, Arts and Industries Building

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F20_004]

Creator: Smithsonian Institution

Form/Genre: Black-and-white photographs

Date: 1960

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder 20, Image No. SIA_000095_B57_F20_004

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Summary

Opening of "The United States Census 1790-1960" special exhibition in the rotunda of the Arts and Industries Building, prepared by Division of Physical Sciences and the Bureau of the Census, with Lucile Hollerith; Robert W. Burgess, director of the Census Bureau; Virginia Hollerith; Secretary Leonard Carmichael; and Nan Hollerith.

Subject

  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Burgess, Robert Wilbur 1887-1969
  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Physical Sciences
  • United States Bureau of the Census

Notes

Lucile, Nan, and Virginia Hollerith are daughters of Herman Hollerith, inventor of the punch card tabulating machine.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 57, Folder 20, Image No. SIA_000095_B57_F20_004

Repository Loc.

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

Date

  • 1960
  • March 10, 1960

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  • No Known Copyright

Topic

Special events

Form/Genre

Black-and-white photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B57_F20_004]

Physical description

Gelatin silver prints; 8 x 10;

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