Ribbon-cutting of NZP Trail Graphics System

ID: 77-8861-10A

Creator: Hofmeister, Richard K

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1977

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2

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National Zoological Park (NZP) Director Theodore H. Reed (1958-1983), Secretary S. Dillon Ripley (1964-1984), and Nancy Hanks (chair, National Endowment for the Arts) officiate at the ribbon-cutting of the National Zoological Park's new trail graphics system, 30 June 1977. Visitors and balloons populate the walkways surrounding the ribbon-cutting.


  • Reed, Theodore H
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Hanks, Nancy 1927-1983
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)


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Featured in TORCH, August 1977

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 371 Box 2

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