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"Fifty Years To-day" Poem, 4 pages

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Historic Images of the Smithsonian"Fifty Years To-day" is a poem written by Solomon G. Brown, the first African American employee of the Smithsonian, commemorating his 50 years of continual service at the Smithsonian Institution. A ceremony was held on February 15th, 1902, honoring Brown. Samuel P. Langley was Secretary. It was published in a pamphlet made possible by "contributions of his friends at the Smithsonian Institution" in 1903. 4 pages.Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File Room, Folder: Brown, Solomon GInstitutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,
Number Of Images: 4 Color: Color ; Size: 4 7/8w X 8h ; Type Of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
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