January 1, 1980 – February 3, 1980

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

Ground, 1st & 2nd Floors

Objects from 10 museums selected for their beauty, rarity, or historical value as being representative of the 75 million items in the Smithsonian collections are on view.

Among the wide variety of items in 11 sections are: a sample of moon soil; an Apollo space suit; a Vanguard satellite; two vintage automobiles—a 1912 Liberty Brush and a 1934 Ford Roadster.