Image Gallery: Solomon Brown
Solomon Brown spent his 50+ years at the Smithsonian working primarily in the Smithsonian Institution Building or Castle, first as a laborer for Secretary Joseph Henry, then as an office assistant to Spencer Baird and later a clerk with the International Exchange Service.
Assistant Secretary Spencer Baird’s office in Smithsonian Institution Building, 1878
International Exchange Service Staff on National Mall, 1891
Solomon G. Brown standing on on National Mall, 1891
International Exchange Service Staff at east door of Smithsonian Institution Building or Castle, 1891
Publication distribution packages labeled with foreign country destination, 1900
International Exchange Service at work in basement of Castle, c. 1903-1904