First Kite Festival Held

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The National Associates and the National Air and Space Museum sponsor the first Kite Carnival (Kite Festival), which included kite flying on the Mall, kite-making workshops, a lecture series, and a special display of kites made by Paul Garber and his wife.


  • Garber, Paul Edward 1899-1992
  • Kite Festival (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Associates
  • Smithsonian National Associates Program (SNAP)
  • Smithsonian Associates, The )


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, "The Torch," March 1967, p. 1.
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1967. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1967, p. 22.

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


March 25, 1967


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  • Children


Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

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