President Reagan Visits NMAA

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President Reagan visits the National Museum of American Art to view the exhibition "George Catlin: The Artists and the American Indian." He is greeted by John Jameson, Assistant Secretary for Administration, Harry Lowe, acting director, and curator William Truettner.


  • Jameson, John F III
  • Truettner, William H
  • Lowe, Harry 1922-
  • Reagan, Ronald
  • Catlin, George 1796-1872
  • George Catlin: The Artist and the American Indian (Exhibition) (1981: Washington, D.C.)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • United States President
  • Assistant Secretary for Administration


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1981. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982, p. 356.

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July 24, 1981


  • Assistant Secretaries
  • Art
  • Art museums
  • Art, American
  • Historians
  • Exhibitions
  • Ethnology
  • Museums
  • History
  • Art museum curators
  • Museum curators
  • Art museum directors
  • Art--History
  • Art objects
  • Museum directors
  • Indians of North America


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