Opening of the New National Air and Space Museum

ID: 76-8431-12A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1976

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

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Summary

President Gerald Ford, Michael Collins, Director of the National Air and Space Museum and former astronaut, with Secretary S. Dillon Ripley and Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, touring the "Apollo to the Moon Gallery" on opening day of the new building, July 1, 1976.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Ford, Gerald R. 7/14/1913-12/26/2006
  • Collins, Michael 1930-
  • Rockefeller, Nelson A (Nelson Aldrich) 1908-1979
  • National Air Museum (U.S.)
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • United States President

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, No 76-7, August 1976

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2 Folder August 1976

Contact information

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

Date

1976

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Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Secretaries
  • Presidents
  • Openings
  • Apollo to the Moon
  • Event
  • Museums
  • Exhibitions
  • New Museums
  • Astronautics
  • Aeronautical museums

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

76-8431-12A

Physical description

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

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