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Author:
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Subject:
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
Fleming, Robert Vedder  Search this
Wetmore, Alexander 1886-  Search this
Stephens, Harold M (Harold Montelle)  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1953
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes:
There is a similar print in RU7005 B186 F4, also a close-up of the Carmichaels and Judge Stephens and a print of a larger group.
"Dr. L. Carmichael Takes Oath As Smithsonian Secretary," Washington Post, January 3, 1953, pg. 7.
Summary:
Swearing in of the seventh Secretary of the Smithsonian Leonard Carmichael (1953-1964) on January 2, 1953, with (l-r) Regent Robert V. Fleming, Alexander Wetmore (sixth Secretary of the Smithsonian, 1944-1952), Chief Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals Harold M. Stephens, Leonard Carmichael, and Mrs. Pearl Carmichael. Chief Justice Fred M. Vinson was unable to attend the ceremony due to a death in his family, so Stephens filled in.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7005 Box 186 Folder 4
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Carmichael, Pearl  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Standard number:
94-12592
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8175