North Side of The Mall Looking Towards Capitol Building, 1965

ID: 58833 or MAH-58833

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 99, Box 98, Folder: SDR - Photographs

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Summary

From the top of the Washington Monument, the north side of the National Mall looking towards the United States Capitol Building, October 5, 1965. Buildings visible in the picture along the Mall include the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), now the National Museum of American History (NMAH); the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH); the National Gallery of Art (NGA). Other buildings on the the north side of Constitution Avenue are the buildings of the Federal Triangle and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Also visible, in the distance are the National Building Museum, Union Station, the Richard B. Russell Senate Office Building, the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress behind the Capitol, and the Robert F. Kennedy Stadium.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Archives and Record Administration (NARA)
  • National Building Museum (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Union Station
  • Federal Triangle
  • Library of Congress
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Robert F. Kennedy Stadium
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See negative # 58834 for south side of The Mall.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 99, Box 98, Folder: SDR - Photographs

Contact information

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

Date

1965

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

Richard B. Russell Senate Office Building

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Aerial

ID Number

58833 or MAH-58833

Physical description

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

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