Bands Assembling for President Reagan's Inaugural Parade

ID: SIA2009-0250 or 81-732-32A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: January 20, 1981

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 59A, Folder 11

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Marching bands assemble on the Mall to take part in President Reagan's Inaugural Parade. The parade took place after the swearing in ceremony at the United States Capitol. In the background is the Smithsonian Castle and to the right the Washington Monument. Three hot air balloons can also be seen.


  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States President (1981-1989 : Reagan)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 59A, Folder 11

Contact information

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


January 20, 1981

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  • Marching Bands
  • Buildings, structures, etc
  • Landscapes
  • Balloons (Aircraft)
  • Hot air balloons
  • Inaugurations
  • Inaugural events
  • Crowds
  • Inauguration Day
  • Parades
  • National monuments
  • Ballooning
  • Musicians
  • Balloons
  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
  • Event
  • Aerial views


  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)


  • Photographic print
  • Landscape
  • Event
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2009-0250 or 81-732-32A

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Landscape; Group, candid; Event; Medium: Photographic print

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