Opening of NMAI with Elders on Mall

ID: 2004-55090

Creator: Hurlbert, Donald E 1954-2015

Form/Genre: Event

Date: September 21, 2004

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services Collection

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Summary

Group photograph of some of the chiefs and tribal elders attending the opening celebration of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Image was taken on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol at c. 3 pm. This event was the largest gathering of Native Americans in history.

Subject

  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
  • United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services Collection

Contact information

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

Date

September 21, 2004

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Openings
  • Historians
  • New Museums
  • Indians of North America
  • Event

Form/Genre

  • Event
  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

2004-55090

Physical description

Color: Color; Size: 10w x 7.91h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Digital Image

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