House Document No. 181, A supplemental Estimate of Appropriation for the Smithsonian Institution

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President Harry S. Truman requested that $50,000 be added to the estimate of the appropriation for the Smithsonian Institution for the fiscal year 1948, to finance the establishment of a national air museum.


  • Truman, Harry S. 1884-1972
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • United States President


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  • H.R. Doc. 80-181
  • Title 20, Education
  • House Document

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House Documents, v. 18 (Book)

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


  • 1947
  • 03/21/1947


  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public


House Document

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 1-2

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