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"The World Is Yours" radio program, a joint effort of the Smithsonian Institution, Works Progress Administration, U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Education and National Broadcasting Company, is suspended because of the demands of the war effort. It is never resumed.


  • Office of Education
  • National Broadcasting Company (NBC)
  • The World Is Yours (Radio Program)
  • United States Dept. of the Interior
  • Works Progress Administration (WPA)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Abbot, Charles Greeley, ed. Smithsonian Scientific Series, vol. 1. New York: Smithsonian Institution Series, Inc., 1938, p. 331-337.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1942. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1943, p. 10-11.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


May, 1942


  • Education
  • Radio
  • Museums
  • Museums--Educational aspects

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