Snow Strands Demonstrators in A&I

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One hundred or more "March for Life" demonstrators are stranded in heavy snowfall and must spend the night on the floor of the Arts and Industries Building. Other visitors, stranded in the United States Botanic Gardens, were escorted to the A&I to spend the night as well.


  • Arts and Industries Building)
  • March for Life, Inc


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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," March 1987, p. 8.

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


January 22, 1987


  • Weather
  • Snow
  • Winter storms
  • Blizzards
  • Museums
  • Museum visitors

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