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Summary

The Office of Public Information begins Dial-A-Museum, a telephone line to provide prospective visitors with the latest information, revised daily, on special events, museum hours and exhibits. 25,000 calls were recorded in the first month.

Subject

  • Office of Public Affairs
  • Office of Public Information

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, "The Torch," September 1966, p. 3.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1966. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1966, p. 33.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1967. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1967, p. 432.

Contact information

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

Date

August 1, 1966

Topic

  • Public relations
  • Museums
  • Museum visitors

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