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Today in Smithsonian History

Model of the Quadrangle Viewed from the Southwest

July 20, 1979

President Jimmy Carter signs a bill (P.L. 96-36) authorizing the appropriation of $500,000 for planning of the South Quadrangle Project. The Quadrangle will be located behind the Smithsonian Institution Building or "Castle," and will be a center for African, Near Eastern and Asian cultures.More

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That the Arts and Industries Building was the first building built to be the National Museum of the United States?

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