C. Malcolm Watkins in the Hall of Everyday Life, NMHT

ID: OPA-86-07E

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Person, candid

Date: 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-008

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Summary

C. Malcolm Watkins standing with a mannequin of a prospector in a kitchen from the post-Gold-Rush era in California in the Hall of Everyday Life at the Museum of History and Technology, now known as the National Museum of American History. Watkins was a curator in the Division of Cultural History in the Museum of History and Technology from the 1960s to the 1980s.

Subject

  • Watkins, C. Malcolm
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • Hall of Everyday Life in the American Past (Exhibition)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 11-008

Contact information

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

Date

1965

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Gold
  • California History
  • Mannequins (figures)
  • Mineral industries
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Exhibitions
  • Mines and mineral resources
  • Gold mines and mining
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • California
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Person, candid
  • Negative

ID Number

OPA-86-07E

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 6w x 4h; Type of Image: Person candid ; Medium: Negative

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