Monetary and Medal Exhibit in the Arts and Industries Building, by Unknown, 1961, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Monetary and Medal Exhibit in the Arts and Industries Building. Three wall cases are visible in this photo: 'War and Reconstruction, 1860-1873,' 'Rise of Modern America, 1873-1900,' and 'The Twentieth Century.' Two visitors are standing in front of the cases. The exhibit opened in 1961..