The Balloon "The America" Being Installed

ID: 76-6944-28

Creator: Farrar, Richard

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1976

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

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Summary

Two workers preparing the balloon "The America," the first balloon to fly over the Rocky Mountains, for exhibition in the Balloon Gallery in the new National Air and Space Museum building, May 24, 1976.

Subject

National Air and Space Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, July 1976

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2 Folder July 1976

Contact information

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

Date

1976

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Balloons (Aircraft)
  • America, The (Balloon)
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Galleries
  • Balloon Gallery
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees
  • Balloons

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

76-6944-28

Physical description

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

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