Ripley Cutting Carousel Anniversary Cake

ID: 77-4393-9

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Accession 97-003 Box 1 Folder 1

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To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the "Carousel on the Mall," S. Dillon Ripley cuts a cake shaped like a carousel for young visitors, April 12, 1977. The cake was made and decorated by Francine C. Berkowitz of the Foreign Currency Program.


Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001


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Similar photo is negative 77-4393-10 and can be found in Acc. 91-134 Box 1 Folder Secretaries, SDR (Part of RU7008). File and Press release on the event can be found in the Secretaries Files for FY 1977 Box 11 Folder Division of Performing Arts, Carousel, now a part of RU 613 Box 410.

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  • Anniversaries
  • Berkowitz, Francine C
  • Secretaries
  • Cakes
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Children
  • Merry-go-round
  • Museum visitors
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Event


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

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