Bird Hall, National Museum of Natural History, pre-1956

ID: 11111A or MNH-11111A

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: pre 1956

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 4

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Summary

Dr. Herbert Friedmann (1900-1987), an ornithologist specializing in African and American parasitic birds, was appointed Curator in 1929 in the Division of Birds, Department of Zoology, from 1929 to 1961, stands in Bird Hall in the United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, in front of an exhibit case of the different breeds of domestic fowls. In 1957, Friedmann was made Head Curator of the Department of Zoology in the United States National Museum.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • Friedmann, Herbert 1900-1987
  • United States National Museum Dept. of Birds
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • United States National Museum
  • Bird Hall (USNM)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Division of Birds
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Zoology

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

See Neg. # MNH-28259 for a view of this exhibit from another part of this hall.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44, Folder: 4

Contact information

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

Date

pre 1956

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Animals
  • Zoology
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Personnel management
  • Birds
  • Exhibitions
  • Employees
  • Museums
  • Domestic animals
  • Chickens
  • Museum curators
  • Ornithologists
  • Smithsonian Institution--Employees

Place

Washington (D.C.)

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

11111A or MNH-11111A

Physical description

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

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