Headquarters Area, Luray, Virginia

ID: 96-1355

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1944

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

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October 28, 1944. The headquarters area of the United States National Museum storage facility in Luray, Virginia, near Shenandoah National Park. The back of photograph states: "Building in which N.M. collections are stored. View from S.E. showing loading platform." The museum collections were transferred to the storage facility for safekeeping during World War II.


United States. National Park Service


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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 192 Box 546 Folder 2

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


Shenandoah National Park (Va.)


  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

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Physical description

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

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