Installation of Dakota Tepee, Arts and Industries Building

ID: SIA2011-2389

Creator: Vargas, Rick

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1996

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 01-081, Box 1, Folder: The Torch Photos Sept. 96

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Summary

The National Museum of the American Indian and Exhibits Central staff install a Dakota tepee (circa 1910) in the North Hall of the Arts and Industries Building for a special exhibition titled "Stories of the "People". Children are sitting on the floor watching. This was a preview of the National Museum of the American Indian to be built on the National Mall.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
  • Stories of the People (Exhibition) (1996: Washington, D.C.)
  • Office of Exhibits Central
  • Arts and Industries Building North Hall

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in Torch, September 1996.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 01-081, Box 1, Folder: The Torch Photos Sept. 96

Contact information

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

Date

1996

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Women
  • Tipis
  • Historians
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Exhibitions
  • Children
  • Dakota tepee
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Indians of North America

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit
  • Group, candid

ID Number

SIA2011-2389

Physical description

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

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