Visitor Information Given Out on Mall

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Summary

Information Specialist John Bender begins giving Smithsonian visitors information from a flower cart loaned by the Office of Horticulture on the National Mall. The project, the idea of Maria Heasly of the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center, entailed Bender wheeling the cart around the Mall answering Smithsonian-related questions by visitors.

Subject

Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," August 1981, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

Summer, 1981

Topic

  • Public relations
  • Information services
  • Museums
  • Museum visitors

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