"Smithsonian Honors a Black Pioneer" News Clipping

ID: SIA2011-1431

Creator: Trescott, Jacqueline

Form/Genre: Object

Date: June 16, 2004

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 08-063, Box 1, Folder: National Musuem of Natural History (Folder 1 of 2)

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Summary

Article describing the 100th Anniversary of the groundbreaking for the National Museum of Natural History building event honoring Solomon G. Brown, the first African American employee of the Smithsonian Institution. Clipping from the June 16, 2004, print edition of the Washington Post.

Subject

  • Brown, Solomon Galleon c. 1829-1906
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Washington Post

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 08-063, Box 1, Folder: National Musuem of Natural History (Folder 1 of 2)

Contact information

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

Date

June 16, 2004

Restrictions & Rights

Copyright: The Washington Post

Topic

  • Anniversaries
  • Groundbreaking
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Newspapers
  • Employees
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • African Americans
  • Event

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Object
  • Newspaper photograph

ID Number

SIA2011-1431

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 6w x 10h ; Type of Image: Object ; Medium: Newspaper

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