Growth of the United States Hall

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Located in the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, "Growth of the United States" Hall exhibit shows a thirty-foot tall water wheel from an eighteenth century grist mill and features two ducks, one sitting on eggs soon to hatch.


  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Growth of the United States (Exhibition) (1967: Washington, D.C.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


Published in "Torch," June 1967. See Neg. SIA2008-2220 for another view of the wheel and the ducks.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 1, Folder: June 1967

Contact information

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


June 1967

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  • Animals
  • History of Technology
  • Exhibitions
  • Agriculture
  • Ducks


  • Exhibit
  • Photographic print

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Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Black and White ; Size: 3.25w x 4.5h; Type of Image: Exhibit ; Medium: Photographic print

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