Air and Space Building in South Yard

ID: 48214-B or MAH-48214B

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1966

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30A, Folder: 30

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Summary

Visitors entering the Air and Space Building in the South Yard. Originally built in 1917 by the U.S. Signal Service for use during World War I, the temporary metal building was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1919 and opened as a museum. It was demolished in 1975 in preparation for the Victorian Garden, the Bicentennial Celebrations, and the new Air and Space Museum.

Subject

  • National Air and Space Museum
  • South Yard

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See also Neg. #33465-A.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 30A, Folder: 30

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1966

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture
  • Aeronautics
  • Grounds
  • Museums
  • Sheds
  • Buildings
  • Museum visitors
  • Aeronautical museums

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

48214-B or MAH-48214B

Physical description

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

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