Dignitaries and Guests at the Dedication of MHT

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Distinguished guests are seated at the dedication of the Museum of History and Technology, now known as National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Secretary Leonard Carmichael is at the lectern addressing the guests. Seated from left to right: Congressman Michael J. Kirwan, Regent; Senator Leverett Saltonstall, Regent; William A. M. Burden, Regent; President Lyndon B. Johnson; unidentified; Senator Clinton P. Anderson, Regent; Jerome C. Hunsaker, Regent; First Lady Lady Bird Johnson; Caryl P. Haskins, Regent; Congressman Clarence Cannon, Regent, and Senator J. William Fulbright, Regent.


  • Anderson, Clinton Presba
  • Cannon, Clarence
  • Haskins, Caryl Parker 1908-
  • Hunsaker, Jerome C (Jerome Clarke) 1886-1984
  • Johnson, Lady Bird 1912-
  • Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973
  • Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973
  • Kirwan, Michael J (Michael Joseph) 1886-1970
  • Saltonstall, Leverett 1892-
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Burden, William A. M (William Armistead Moale) 1906-
  • Fulbright, J. William (James William) 1905-
  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Regents Smithsonian Institution
  • Board of Regents
  • United States Congress
  • United States Congress Senate
  • United States President
  • United States President (1963-1969 : Johnson)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 9, Folder: 7

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January 22, 1964

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  • Legislators
  • Openings
  • Museum openings
  • Secretaries
  • Dedications (Ceremony)
  • Presidents
  • Presidents' spouses


United States


  • Event
  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

P-6412 (5-c)

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 7.5 h x 10w; Type of Image: Event; Group, Candid; Medium: Photographic print

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