Interior of Storage Area, Luray, Virginia

ID: 96-1349

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1944

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

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Summary

Senior Custodian Lynn V. Black, fireman, with heating stove and humidifier in the interior of the storage area of the United States National Museum storage facility in Luray, Virginia, near Shenandoah National Park. The collections were transferred to the storage facility for safekeeping during World War II.

Subject

  • United States. National Park Service
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Other photographs found in the same location give the date October 28, 1944. All photos were presumably taken at the same time.

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

  • Black, Lynn V., Sr
  • Storage
  • Preservation
  • Architecture
  • Wartime Activities
  • Luray (Va.)
  • Guard Force
  • National Collections
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Buildings

Place

Shenandoah National Park (Va.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Interior
  • Person, candid

ID Number

96-1349

Physical description

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

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