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Digging the Foundation of National Museum of Natural History, 1904

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Unknown National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Natural History Building United States National Museum Old Post Office Pavilion


Historic Images of the SmithsonianThere are several more photographs of this scene (different dates) in this same location.Laborers in a very large hole digging the start of the foundation for the new United States National Museum, now the National Museum of Natural History, on October 4, 1904. The Old Post Office is in the background on the left.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: Landscape; Medium: Photographic Print
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