Contents from 1969 Time Capsule Opened in 1996

ID: 96-25446-11

Creator: Elliott, D

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1996

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 97-074 Box 1 Folder Birthday Party on the Mall-Museum Pavilions and "It's Public Knowledge"

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Summary

Visitors, some holding items, stand behind a table laden with various items from 1969 which had been placed in a time capsule. The time capsule was opened in 1996 during the Smithsonian Institution's 150th Birthday Party on the Mall.

Subject

Birthday Party on the Mall (Event)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 97-074 Box 1 Folder Birthday Party on the Mall-Museum Pavilions and "It's Public Knowledge"

Contact information

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

Date

1996

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Anniversaries
  • Time capsules
  • Openings
  • Sesquicentennial of the Smithsonian Institution (Event)
  • Smithsonian's 150th Birthday Party
  • Museums
  • Event
  • Museum visitors

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

96-25446-11

Physical description

Color: Color; Size: 6w x 4h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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