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Adler's autobiography includes reminiscences of early family history, education, work on the Chicago Exposition, travels abroad, and work at the United States National Museum as librarian and curator; recollections of the staff, including George Brown Goode, Samuel P. Langley, and Charles D. Walcott; establishment of the National Collection of Fine Arts; Langley's aerodrome experiments; the Roosevelt African Expedition; and the construction of the National Museum Building.


  • Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896
  • Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906
  • Walcott, Charles D (Charles Doolittle) 1850-1927
  • Cosmos Club (Washington, D.C.)
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