"How Tall Are You Exhibit," Hall of Health, A&I Building

ID: 2002-10650

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1957

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 42 Folder 24

Usage Conditions Apply
The Smithsonian Institution Archives welcomes personal and educational use of its collections unless otherwise noted. For commercial uses, please contact photos@si.edu.
Download IIIF Manifest Request permissions Download image Print

Narrow Your Results


Filter Your Results

Smithsonian Secretaries Information

Close Browse records and papers of the Smithsonian Secretaries, from 1846 until today. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by individuals who have held that office.

Expeditions Information

Close Browse records and papers documenting scientific and collecting expeditions either affiliated with the Smithsonian, or with which Smithsonian researchers participated. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by geographic regions predominantly represented in expedition records.

Professional Societies Information

Close Browse records of professional societies closely associated with the Smithsonian, that focus on areas of scientific research and museum studies. Pre-set filters help narrow searches by major topics and disciplines.


Several visitors at the Hall of Health at the "How Tall Are You?" exhibit showing the growth rate of children at various ages. This new installation was part of the Exhibits Modernization Program in the Arts and Industries Building and opened to the public on November 3, 1957.


  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum
  • United States National Museum


Historic Images of the Smithsonian


The original negative number is 44788-B, but that negative has been lost. There are several similar images of two children with a woman at the exhibit site.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 95 Box 42 Folder 24

Contact information

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



Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions


  • Medicine
  • Openings
  • Health
  • Exhibitions
  • Museums
  • Children
  • Public Health Exhibit
  • Event
  • Museum visitors


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number


Physical description

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

Full Record

View Full Record