Warehouse Rear & Driving Platform, Luray

ID: 96-1345

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1942

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 192 Box 544 Folder 13

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May 11, 1942. The rear and driving platform of the warehouse in Luray, Virginia, near Shenandoah National Park, where the United States National Museum collections were transferred for safekeeping during World War II. The photograph includes handwritten notes about available space, and pictures two unidentified staff members.


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Date comes from another photo (different perspective) stapled to the same piece of paper.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 192 Box 544 Folder 13

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



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  • Storage
  • Wartime Activities
  • Luray (Va.)
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • National Collections
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees


Shenandoah National Park (Va.)


  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

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

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