Secretary Langley with Children

ID: 11724 or MAH-11724

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: Unknown, c. 1900

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 15, Folder: 14

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Secretary Samuel P. Langley, third Secretary of the Smithsonian (1887-1906) surrounded by twenty-four well-dressed children in a hay field. Another unidentified man is also with the group. Standing behind the group and to the right is an unidentified African American man holding a pitchfork.


Langley, S. P (Samuel Pierpont) 1834-1906


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


There is a series of similar photos at this SIA location.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 15, Folder: 14

Contact information

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


Unknown, c. 1900

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  • Secretariats
  • Secretaries
  • Clothing and dress
  • Children
  • African Americans


  • Photographic print
  • Group

ID Number

11724 or MAH-11724

Physical description

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

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