Letter from Wm. W Huber to Theodore H. Reed

ID: SIA2019-000019

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Document

Date: November 16, 1956

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, Box 83, Folder: Smokey Bear, 1950 - 1962

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Summary

A letter from Wm. W Huber, Driector of Forest Fire Prevention, to Theodore H. Reed, Director of the National Zoological Park, noting that children who visit the National Zoological Park to see Smokey Bear are disappointed he is not in his forest ranger uniform. Huber passes on a suggestion that Smokey's hat, dungarees, belt, and shovel are displayed next to his enclosure.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, Box 83, Folder: Smokey Bear, 1950 - 1962

Contact information

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

Date

November 16, 1956

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

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

Place

  • United States
  • Washington
  • DC

Form/Genre

  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2019-000019

Physical description

Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and White; Size: 8.5w x 11.1h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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