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Summary

President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs the bill authorizing the construction of a building for a Museum of History and Technology at a cost not to exceed $36 million. Congress also appropriates over two million dollars for the immediate planning of the museum.

Subject

  • Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • United States Congress

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1955, p. 1, 34

Contact information

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

Date

June 28, 1955

Topic

  • Law
  • Architecture
  • Buildings
  • Building
  • Legislation

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