Headquarters Area, Luray, Virginia

ID: 96-1343

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. The headquarters area of the United States National Museum storage facilityin Luray, Virginia, near Shenandoah National Park. On the back of photograph it states: "Nat. Museum collections stored in building having dormer windows." The square building in right foreground is the Guard Office. The museum collections were transferred to the storage facility for safekeeping during World War II.

Author

Unknown

Subject

United States. National Park Service

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

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

Place

Shenandoah National Park (Va.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Landscape

ID Number

96-1343

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 5 1/2w x 2 1/2h; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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