Celebrating Sesame Street

ID: 2004-11634

Creator: Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1989

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: August 1989

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Summary

Ellen Roney Hughes, curator of Social and Cultural History at the National Museum of American History, makes friends with Elmo, seen here on the counter of Mr. Hooper's store. The set, photos and other items from the enduringly popular show are on view in the exhibit "Sesame Street: The First 20 Years," located on the cafeteria level.

Author

Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Subject

  • Hughes, Ellen Roney
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • Sesame Street
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) Dept of Social and Cultural History

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

  • Featured in Torch, August 1989
  • The original negative number is 89-12372, but because of the quailty of the original negative, the original photograph was re-scanned and given new negative and digital file numbers.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: August 1989

Contact information

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

Date

1989

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Puppets and puppet-plays
  • Museums
  • Exhibitions
  • Elmo (Fictitious character : Henson)
  • Elmo
  • Museum curators

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

2004-11634

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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