Unveiling of "The Federal City" Model

ID: 76-2525-18

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1976

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: March 1976

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Unveiling of the model for the exhibition "The Federal City: Plans and Realities" in the Office of Exhibits Central workshop. Pictured are (from left) John Singleton, model maker; John Widener, Exhibits Central; Paul Perrot, Assistant Secretary for Museum Programs; Charles Conrad, Director of the National Capital Planning Commission; Wilcomb Washburn, curator of the exhibition and Director of the Office of American Studies; Charles Atherton, Secretary of the Commission of Fine Arts; Samuel Fraser, National Capital Planning Commission; and Donald Myers, Commission of Fine Arts. They are viewing a model of the city's central area as it was in 1900.


  • Washburn, Wilcomb E
  • Perrot, Paul N
  • Bicentennial of the American Revolution


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Featured in the "Torch," March 1976

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 2, Folder: March 1976

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  • Federal City: Plans and Realities, The (Exhibition)
  • Widener, John
  • Myers, Donald
  • Models (representations)
  • Fraser, Samuel
  • Exhibitions
  • Conrad, Charles
  • Office of American Studies
  • Singleton, John
  • Atherton, Charles
  • Models and modelmaking


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

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

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