Siege at the Washington Monument

ID: 82-13850-7

Creator: Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1982

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: January 1983

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Summary

The National Museum of American History "through the forest of reporters" covering the siege at the Washington Monument on December 8, 1982. Smithsonian employees working near the Monument were evacuated during the stand-off with police.

Author

Tinsley, Jeffrey Wayne 1947-2017

Subject

  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the "Torch," January 1983

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: January 1983

Contact information

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

Date

1982

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Museum buildings
  • Assaults
  • News media
  • Bombings
  • Terrorism
  • Violent crimes
  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
  • Event

Place

  • Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.)
  • United States
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.)

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

82-13850-7

Physical description

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

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