Small Arms Laboratory

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Two men are repairing guns in the Small Arms Laboratory in the United States National Museum, now the Arts and Industries Building. The space also serves as a storage area for firearms which are stored in racks which line the wall. This area is in one of the pavilions of the building.


  • United States National Museum
  • Arts and Industries Building


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 1, Folder; 5

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


c. 1920s?

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  • Military paraphernalia
  • Storage
  • Laboratories
  • Pavilions
  • Firearms
  • Small Arms Laboratory
  • Rifles
  • Military
  • United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum--Small Arms Laboratory
  • Military history


  • Photographic print
  • Interior

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SIA2010-1782 or 11095 or MAH-11095

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

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