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Digging the Foundation for National Museum of Natural History, 1904

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Unknown National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) United States National Museum


Historic Images of the SmithsonianThere are several similar photos at this location. There are two other almost identical photographs that were taken 19 Sept. 1904: [1] 16359, looking east [2] 16357, looking eastLaborers are digging a hole for the foundation of the National Museum of Natural History on September 19, 1904, the view is looking north. There are horse drawn carriages to take the dirt away and steam-run equipment.Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 79, Box 9, Folder: 5Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,
Color: Cyano Type; Size: 10w X 8h; Type Of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic Print
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