Collections Storage, Luray, Virginia

ID: 96-1361

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1940s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 192 Box 546 Folder 2

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Summary

October 28, 1944. Wartime storage of the United States National Museum (USNM) collections Luray, Virginia, near Shenandoah National Park. Photo shows storage containers covered with a tarp. The USNM collections were transferred to a storage facility in Luray, Virginia for safekeeping during World War II.

Author

Unknown

Subject

United States. National Park Service

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The date is inferred from notations on other photos of the facility contained in this location.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 192 Box 546 Folder 2

Contact information

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

Date

1944

Restrictions

No restrictions

Topic

  • Storage
  • Luray (Va.)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Wartime Activities
  • National Collections
  • Wartime Activities
  • National Collections
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Luray (Va.)
  • Storage

Place

Shenandoah National Park (Va.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

96-1361

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 3 x 2; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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