Ceremonies for the Laying of National Museum of History and Technology's Cornerstone

ID: 2003-19536

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1961

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 58, Folder 1

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A group of unidentified men attend the laying of the cornerstone for the new National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, May 19, 1961. Smithsonian Secretary Leonard Carmichael is the second from the right.


  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 58, Folder 1

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



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  • Secretariats
  • Cornerstones
  • Secretaries
  • New Museums
  • Construction (Buildings)
  • Event


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

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

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