Storage Area, Luray, Virginia

ID: 96-1344

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1944

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

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Summary

October 28, 1944. Interior storage area of the United States National Museum (USNM) storage facility in Luray, Virginia, near Shenandoah National Park. The back of photograph states: "Interior of storage area. View from high point at entrance door." The USNM collections were transferred to the storage facility for safekeeping during World War II.

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 & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

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

Place

Shenandoah National Park (Va.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior

ID Number

96-1344

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 5 1/2w x 3 1/2h; Type of Image: Interior; Medium: Photographic print

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