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Author:
Brown, Solomon Galleon c. 1829-1906  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 4 Color: Color ; Size: 4 7/8w x 8h ; Type of Image: Document ; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Paper
Date:
June 1903
Category:
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Summary:
"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.
Contained within:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Reference File Room, Folder: Brown, Solomon G
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Anniversaries  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Ceremonies  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-1120 (Title page), SIA2011-1121 (Poem-Page 1), SIA2011-1122 (Poem-Page 2), SIA2011-1123 (Poem-Page 3)
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12893