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"Carl-Henning Pedersen" Art Exhibition

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Pedersen, Carl-Henning 1913-2007  Search this
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Agnew, Judy 1921-2012  Search this
Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1969
March 10, 1969
Topic:
Vice-Presidents' spouses  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1458R1]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372463

"Carl-Henning Pedersen" Art Exhibition

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Pedersen, Carl-Henning 1913-2007  Search this
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Agnew, Judy 1921-2012  Search this
Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1969
March 10, 1969
Topic:
Vice-Presidents' spouses  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1458R2]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372464

Benjamin Layton collection

Creator:
Layton, Benjamin  Search this
Names:
Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996  Search this
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006  Search this
Layton, Benjamin  Search this
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993  Search this
Nixon, Pat, 1912-1993  Search this
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994  Search this
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979  Search this
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915  Search this
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960  Search this
Extent:
3.45 Linear feet (5 boxes; 1 folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Cartes-de-visite
Postage stamps
Programs
Tintypes
Correspondence
Newsletters
Cabinet photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Portraits
Photographic prints
Pamphlets
Photographs
Etchings
Copy prints
Date:
circa 1865-1977
Summary:
The Benjamin Layton collection documents the life, family history, and interests of Benjamin T. Layton. Items date from circa 1865 to 1977. The collection measures 3.45 linear feet and is composed of newsletters, clippings, pamphlets, newspapers, correspondence, certificates, photographs, memorabilia, books, stamps, etchings, and programs.
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents the life, family history, and collecting interests of World War II veteran and federal employee Benjamin T. Layton. Layton grew up in Virginia and settled in Kensington, Maryland. Notable aspects of the collection include nineteenth-century photographs of African Americans, photographs of Layton's family, 1970s political photographs, and first editions of Richard Wright's Black Boy and Booker T. Washington's Up from Slavery and Working with the Hands. Family photographs and memorabilia reflects the family's roots in Virginia and the Washington, D.C., area. Layton's historical photograph collection draws from photographers in the Mid-Atlantic and New England.

Items date from circa 1865 to 1977. The collection measures 3.45 linear feet and is composed of newsletters, clippings, pamphlets, newspapers, correspondence, certificates, photographs, memorabilia, books, stamps, etchings, and programs. It has been arranged in three series: Series I: Biographical Files, 1913-1977, Series II: Photographs, circa 1865-1977, and Series III: Printed Material, 1901-circa 1976. Some items in Series II and Series III are oversized.
Biographical / Historical:
Benjamin Thomas Layton was born on December 24, 1917, in Hanover, Virginia, to a prominent Virginia family. His maternal great-grandfather, Ballard Trent Edwards, was a freeborn African American man who opened a school for formerly enslaved people and served for eight years in the Virginia House of Delegates. His father, William Brown Layton, was the superintendent of the Negro Reformatory of Virginia (later the Virginia Manual Labor School), a reform school for African American boys located in Hanover County.

Layton was an athlete and scholar, playing varsity tennis and attending Virginia Union University in Richmond, Virginia. He did graduate work in social sciences at the University of Chicago and Howard University, but his studies were interrupted by the draft in 1941.

Layton served with distinction in the U.S. Army during World War II, leading truck convoys carrying soldiers, supplies, weapons, and prisoners of war during the Battle of the Bulge. He also worked in military intelligence. His last active duty assignment was commanding a military detachment in Baumholder, Germany. His decorations included the Bronze Star, which he was awarded in 1977. He attained the rank of lieutenant colonel before retiring from the Army in 1963.

From 1963 to 1966 he worked in Europe, then returned to the United States in 1966, where he was an ROTC instructor at Chamberlain Vocational High School in Washington, D.C. He left in 1967 to become an equal-opportunity specialist at the United States Department of Agriculture, from which he retired in 1985. His brother William W. Layton also lived and worked in the Washington, D.C., area.

Layton had a passion for collecting and donated coins, paper money, and military artifacts to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. He also donated objects relating to clubs and fraternities to the Anacostia Community Museum. He was a member of numerous organizations, including the Retired Officers Association, the Reserve Officers Association of the United States, the American Legion, the Prince Hall Masons, the Kiwanis Club of Wheaton, and the Federation Nationale des Anciens Combattants, a French veterans group.

Layton was married twice, his first marriage to Irma Goode ending in divorce. He lived in Kensington, Maryland, with his second wife Marguerite, with whom he had two daughters. He died on February 15, 2001, at age 83 and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Related Materials:
The Anacostia Community Museum houses more items in the Benjamin Layton Collection, including buttons, fraternity paddles, lapel pins, and medals.

Order to Report for Induction, 1941. 1993.3172.04. The Price of Freedom: Americans at War, National Museum of American History.

Notice to Appear for Physical Exam, 1940. 1993.3172.03. The Price of Freedom: Americans at War, National Museum of American History.

Layton Family Collection, 228 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
Provenance:
The Benjamin Layton collection was donated to the Anacostia Community Museum in two accretions in 1976 and 1978 by Benjamin Layton.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
The Benjamin Layton collection is the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.)  Search this
African American newspapers  Search this
African American veterans  Search this
African American soldiers  Search this
Bronze Star Medal (U.S.)  Search this
African American families  Search this
Politicians -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Cartes-de-visite
Postage stamps
Programs
Tintypes
Correspondence
Newsletters
Cabinet photographs
Black-and-white photographs
Portraits
Photographic prints
Pamphlets
Photographs
Etchings
Copy prints
Citation:
Benjamin Layton collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Benjamin Layton.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-031
See more items in:
Benjamin Layton collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-031
Online Media:

Reception for Spiro Agnew

Creator:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1973
January 18, 1973
Topic:
Vice-Presidents--Inauguration  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-490]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_394775

Reception for Spiro Agnew

Creator:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Agnew, Judy 1921-2012  Search this
Nixon, Pat 1912-1993  Search this
Eisenhower, Julie Nixon  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1973
January 18, 1973
Topic:
Vice-Presidents--Inauguration  Search this
Vice-Presidents spouses  Search this
First ladies  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-491]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_394776

Reception for Spiro Agnew

Creator:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Agnew, Judy 1921-2012  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1973
January 18, 1973
Topic:
Vice-Presidents--Inauguration  Search this
Vice-Presidents spouses  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-492]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_394777

Reception for Spiro Agnew

Creator:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Agnew, Judy 1921-2012  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1973
January 18, 1973
Topic:
Vice-Presidents--Inauguration  Search this
Vice-Presidents spouses  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-493]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_394778

Preparation for Reception for Spiro Agnew and Nixon Inaugural Ball

Creator:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1973
January 18, 1973
Topic:
Presidents--Inaugurations  Search this
Vice-Presidents--Inauguration  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-494]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_394779

Inaugural Ball for President Richard Milhous Nixon

Creator:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Nixon, Richard M (Richard Milhous) 1913-1994  Search this
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Agnew, Judy 1921-2012  Search this
Ripley, Mary Livingston  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1973
January 20, 1973
Topic:
Presidents--Inaugurations  Search this
Vice-Presidents spouses  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-520]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_394784

Inaugural Ball for President Richard Milhous Nixon

Creator:
Farrar, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Nixon, Richard M (Richard Milhous) 1913-1994  Search this
Reagan, Ronald  Search this
Reagan, Nancy 1921-2016  Search this
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Agnew, Judy 1921-2012  Search this
Goldwater, Barry M (Barry Morris) 1909-1998  Search this
Goldwater, Margaret 1909-1985  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1973
January 20, 1973
Topic:
Presidents--Inaugurations  Search this
Vice-Presidents spouses  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-520B]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_394786

Reception for Vice President Spiro Agnew; Fountain Outside MHT

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Agnew, Judy 1921-2012  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1969
January 19, 1969
Topic:
Vice-Presidents' spouses  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1432]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372443

Reception for Vice President Spiro Agnew

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Agnew, Judy 1921-2012  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
United States
Date:
1969
January 19, 1969
Topic:
Vice-Presidents' spouses  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1434]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372445

Presentation to Agnes E. Meyer by the Board of Regents

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst 1887-1970  Search this
Brown, John Nicholas 1900-1979  Search this
Freer Gallery of Art  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Board of Regents  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1970
May 20, 1970
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1634R2]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_372665

Very strange bedfellows : the short and unhappy marriage of Richard Nixon and Spiro Agnew / Jules Witcover

Author:
Witcover, Jules  Search this
Subject:
Nixon, Richard M (Richard Milhous) 1913-1994  Search this
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Nixon, Richard M (Richard Milhous) 1913-1994 Psychology  Search this
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996 Psychology  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 412 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2007
C2007
1969-1974
Topic:
Presidents  Search this
Vice-Presidents  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_819504

The inaugural book, 1973; "the spirit of '76". [Managing editor: Leroy L. Preudhomme]

Author:
Washington (D.C.) Inaugural Committee, 1973  Search this
Preudhomme, Leroy  Search this
Subject:
Nixon, Richard M (Richard Milhous) 1913-1994 Inauguration  Search this
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996-  Search this
Nixon, Pat 1912-1993-  Search this
Physical description:
93 p. illus. (part col.) 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
1973]
Call number:
F200 .W333 1973X
F200.W333 1973X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_31577

A heartbeat away; the investigation and resignation of Vice President Spiro T. Agnew [by] Richard M. Cohen [and] Jules Witcover

Author:
Cohen, Richard M  Search this
Witcover, Jules  Search this
Subject:
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 373 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Maryland
Date:
1974
[1974]
Topic:
Political corruption  Search this
Call number:
CT275.A27 C6
CT275.A27C6
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_44377

The impudent snobs; Agnew vs. the intellectual establishment, by John R. Coyne, Jr

Author:
Coyne, John R  Search this
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Subject:
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Physical description:
524 p. illus. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1972
[1972]
1969-
Topic:
Mass media  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
CT275.A27 C8
CT275.A27C8
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_50807

The Canfield decision / Spiro T. Agnew

Author:
Agnew, Spiro T. 1918-1996  Search this
Physical description:
344 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
C1976
Call number:
PZ4.A274 CanX
PZ4.A274CanX
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_75325

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