Eradication of Smallpox

May 9, 1980 – June 30, 1980

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor, Pendulum Area Floor Plan

View samples of vaccines, injection devices, field equipment, and posters from a 50-year span, leading to the World Health Organization announcement this May that smallpox has been eradicated worldwide.