Visitors viewing to the Growth of the United States Hall, c.1967

ID: SIA2008-2220 and 61801-7

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Date: c.1967

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-071, Box 2, Folder Growth of U.S. Hall (Publicity, photos)

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Summary

Visitors viewing a thirty-foot tall water wheel from an eighteenth century grist mill on exhibit in the Growth of the United States Hall after the opening of the new exhibit at the Museum of History and Technology. For a brief time, Moscovy ducks lived next to the Mill in a small compound.

Subject

  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • History and Technology Building
  • Growth of the United States (Exhibition) (1967: Washington, D.C.)

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Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Negative number written on back of the photo is 61801-7. See Neg. # SIA2011-1098 for another view of the water wheel and the ducks.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-071, Box 2, Folder Growth of U.S. Hall (Publicity, photos)

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

Date

c.1967

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Topic

  • Duck pond
  • Museums
  • Museum visitors

ID Number

SIA2008-2220 and 61801-7

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 8h X10w; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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