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December 22, 2010 - TBA
Museum: American History Museum
Location: Artifact Walls near the Mall Entrance
Images and objects in this case reveal the role of two Smithsonian leaders who championed the creation of the National Museum of American History (originally known as the Museum of History and Technology): Leonard Carmichael (1898–1973), Smithsonian Secretary between 1953 and 1964, and Frank Taylor (1903–2007), the Museum of History and Technology’s founding director from 1958 to 1968.