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Summary

Dr. Leonard Carmichael, Secretary, and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood, donor, open the Hall of Everyday Life in Early America in the United States National Museum to a party of 800 guests. The hall displays home furnishings, tools, crafts, and arts of early settlers.

Subject

  • Greenwood, Mrs. Arthur M
  • Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973
  • Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum
  • Hall of Everyday Life in Early America (Exhibition) (1957: Washington, D.C.)
  • 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 National Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1957, p. 34

Contact information

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

Date

January 26, 1957

Topic

  • Secretaries
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • History

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