Hall of Health, Arts & Industries Building

ID: 44931 or MAH-44931

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1957

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 24

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Summary

Hall of Health opened November 3, 1957, in the Arts & Industries Building as part of the Exhibits Modernization Program. The old Public Health Gallery was closed in 1952 and this Hall of Health is the result of four years of planning and developing. The theme of the new Hall is: Through the Ages, Man's Knowledge of His Body. The center attraction in the new hall is a transparent figure of a woman, which by means of electronics, light, and sound, shows the location and explains the function of the major organs of the body.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Exhibits Modernization Program United States National Museum
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 42, Folder: 24

Contact information

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

Date

1957

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Medicine
  • Health
  • Exhibitions
  • Public Health Exhibit
  • Event
  • Medical sciences

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

44931 or MAH-44931

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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