National Museum Closes for Burial of Unknown Soldier

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All the exhibition halls and offices of the United States National Museum are closed on November 11, 1921, in honor of the burial of America's unknown soldier at Arlington Cemetery.


Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.)


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Report of the Secretary, Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year 1922, Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1924, p. 41

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November 11, 1921


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