Hall of Power Machinery Opens

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Dr. Leonard Carmichael and Dr. Robert P. Multhauf formally open the Hall of Power Machinery, another part of the Exhibits Modernization Program. In this hall, moving engines and models, murals, diagrams, and schematic mechanisms are displayed to show technological development.


  • Multhauf, Robert P
  • Carmichael, Leonard, 1898-1973
  • Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum
  • Hall of Power Machinery, The (Exhibition) ) (1957: United States National Museum)
  • 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


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

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March 27, 1957


  • History of Technology
  • Secretaries
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions

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