Construction of Natural History Building

ID: 82-3231

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1909

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 33, Folder: 4

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Summary

Completing the heavy construction of the United States National Museum building, now the National Museum of Natural History, on May 11, 1909, at 11 am, workmen set the last stone on the south porch. The Smithsonian Institution Building is visible across the Mall.

Subject

  • United States National Museum
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Natural History Building

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Frontispiece of Ellis Yochelson's book; Copy also located in SIA RU371 B4, March 1985 (Torch files)

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 33, Folder: 4

Contact information

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

Date

1909

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Construction
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Stone
  • Construction workers
  • African Americans
  • Event

Place

Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Event

ID Number

82-3231

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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