Smithsonian Staff Skating on the National Mall

ID: 80-19963-17

Creator: Penland, Dane A

Form/Genre: Negative

Date: December 3, 1980

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009

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Summary

Gary Sturm, a specialist in the National Museum of American History's Division of Musical Instruments, Christine Smith, a paper conservator at the National Portrait Gallery, Betty Walker, a secretary at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Lydia Paley, a museum technician in the National Museum of Natural History's Discovery Room, Martha Goodway, a metallurgist for the Conservation Analytical Lab, practice ice dancing at the National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden Ice Rink.

Author

Penland, Dane A

Subject

  • Sturm, Gary
  • Smith, Christine (Paper conservator)
  • Walker, Betty
  • Paley, Lydia
  • Goodway, Martha
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The group belonged to one of the Smithsonian's skate "clubs." The club practiced at the National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden outdoor rink in the winter and would learn the twenty defined ice dancing routines required by the United States Figure Skating Association.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-009

Contact information

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

Date

December 3, 1980

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Skating rinks
  • Employees
  • Ice Skaters
  • Museums
  • Sports
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Museum--employees

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • United States of America
  • Washington, DC

Form/Genre

  • Negative
  • Group, candid

ID Number

80-19963-17

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 9.5w x 6.2h; Type of Image: Group, Candid; Medium: 35 mm Negative

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