Captain George Johnson, October 1935

ID: SIA2011-1304

Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954

Form/Genre: Person, candid

Date: October 1935

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Scrapbook A-N

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Captain George Johnson, in his uniform as a security guard at the United States National Museum's Natural History Building, is seated at a desk. Captain Johnson officially retired on July 20, 1938.


  • Johnson, George M
  • Guard Force
  • Natural History Building
  • Office of Protective Services
  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


  • This image was taken by Ruel P. Tolman, former Director of Smithsonian National Collection of Fine Arts and is included in a scrapbook of photographs of Smithsonian staff, grounds and buildings, exhibitions, and Washington, D.C. scenes (Section J).
  • See Negative Numbers SIA2011-1303 and SIA2011-1305 for additional images of Captain Johnson.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7433, Box 3, Folder: Scrapbook A-N

Contact information

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


October 1935

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  • Uniforms
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Security
  • Police, Private
  • Watchmen
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


  • Person, candid
  • Photographic print

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Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 2.13w x 2.13h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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