Little Smokey and two unidentified men in front of his enclosure at the NZP

ID: SIA2019-000462

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: Circa 1971

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 365, Box 21, Folder: 2

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Little Smokey in his enclosure at the National Zoological Park circa 1971. Two unidentified men in suits stand in front of his enclosure. A sign on Little Smokey's enclosure reads, "Little Smokey An orphan bear from Cloudcroft, New Mexico Lincoln National Forest Received November 15, 1971"


  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution and United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
  • United States Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 365, Box 21, Folder: 2

Contact information

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


Circa 1971

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  • Animals
  • Forest fire prevention
  • Smokey Bear
  • Advertising
  • Bears
  • Advertising--Forest fire prevention


  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Washington


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid
  • Person, candid
  • Animal, candid

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Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 11w x 9h; Type of Image: Exterior; Candid; Medium: Photographic print

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