SI Hires First Female Elevator Operator

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Summary

Sophie Lutterlough is hired as the Smithsonian's first female elevator operator. Her duty station is the United States National Museum (Natural History Building). She subsequently becomes a research assistant in the Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History.

Subject

  • Lutterlough, Sophie G. 1910-2009
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Entomology
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building
  • United States National Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, "The Torch," July 1983, p. 3.

Contact information

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

Date

1943

Topic

  • Women
  • Firsts

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