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Jun 14 The Times Engraving

Jun 14 NPG Opens First of Three American Revolution Exhibits

 

Jun 14 NPG Opens First of Three American Revolution Exhibits

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Year: 
1974
Month: 
june
Day: 
14
Date: 
Fri, 1974-06-14
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In the Minds and Hearts of the People- Prologue to the American Revolution 1760-1774, which is the first of three major Bicentennial of the American Revolution exhibitions to be produced by the National Portrait Gallery, opens, and is on display until November 17. An authentic tea chest thrown overboard during the Boston Tea Party was discovered in the possession of a citizen of Texas only five days prior to the opening of the exhibit.