"Iron and Steel in America" Exhibit, United States National Museum

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The "Iron and Steel in America" exhibition prepared as part of the Smithsonian's Exhibits Modernization Program in the 1950s. The exhibit was located in the United States National Museum (USNM), now the Arts and Industries (A&I) Building. Visitors are looking at gigantic chain links while others are looking at exhibit cases.


  • United States National Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 16, Folder: 8

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  • History of Science and Technology
  • Industrial Evolution, United States
  • Technology
  • Iron and Steel in America (Exhibition)
  • Exhibitions
  • Iron
  • Steel
  • History
  • United States--History--Technology


United States


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

44170 and MAH-44170

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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