T. Dale Stewart Measuring Skull

ID: SIA-4 or 85-8067

Creator: United States Federal Bureau of Investigation

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1950

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9521 Box 1, T. Dale Stewart Oral History Interview

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Summary

T. Dale (Thomas Dale) Stewart (1901-1997), physical anthropologist, Department of Anthropology, United States National Museum (now the National Museum of Natural History), in his laboratory measures a skull. A human skeleton, from the waist up is in the foreground on the right. Photograph was taken on October 3, 1950 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Stewart, who pioneered in the field of forensic anthropology, often examined skeletons for the FBI.

Subject

  • Stewart, T. D (Thomas Dale) 1901-
  • United States Federal Aviation Administration
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Anthropology
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Photograph included in the transcript of T. Dale Stewart Oral History Interview by Pamela M. Henson, February 16, 1975, in Smithsonian Institution Archives.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 9521 Box 1, T. Dale Stewart Oral History Interview

Contact information

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

Date

1950

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Topic

  • Forensics
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Specimens
  • Forensic scientists
  • Anthropology
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Skeleton
  • Physical anthropology
  • Anthropology, Forensic
  • Museum curators
  • Anthropologists
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

SIA-4 or 85-8067

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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