FONZ Legislation Signed by President

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The President signs P.L. 89-772 which permits the Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) to operate concessions, the proceeds to be used for research and educational work for the benefit of the National Zoological Park. On May 31, 1967, a contract was signed authorizing FONZ to operate a sales kiosk near the clock in the center of the Zoo.


  • Friends of the National Zoo (U.S.)
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • United States President


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1967. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1967, p. 166.

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November 6, 1966


  • Concessions (Amusements, etc.)
  • Law
  • Policies
  • Zoos
  • Finance
  • Business operations
  • Legislation

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