"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

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Summary

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.

Subject

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

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

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

Date

1957

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

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

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

2002-10650

Physical description

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

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