Kjell Sandved of the Office of Exhibits, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), at the commission of Porter Kier, then Director, NMNH, prepared these photographic
materials to document personnel and activities of the NMNH in 1975. They also document the visit in October 1975 of Emperor Hirohito of Japan.
Some of the NMNH staff represented in these photographs include Danial E. Appleman, Edward S. Ayensu, Richard H. Benson, Fenner Albert Chace, Roy S. Clarke, Brian Harold
Mason, Frederick J. Collier, G. Arthur Cooper, Donald R. Davis, Paul E. Desautels, W. Donald Duckworth, Robert J. Emry, Terry L. Erwin, Clifford Evans, John Canfield Ewers,
William W. Fitzhugh, F. Raymond Fosberg, Richard C. Froeschner, C. Lewis Gazin, Robert H. Gibbs, Jr., Richard E. Grant, Frank M. Greenwell, Charles O. Handley, Edward P. Henderson,
Leo J. Hickey, W. Duane Hope, Nicholas Hotton, Francis M. Hueber, Eugene I. Knez, Louis S. Kornicker, David B. Lellinger, Raymond B. Manning, James F. Mello, William G. Melson,
James G. Mead, Joan W. Nowicke, Storrs L. Olson, Donald J. Ortner, David L. Pawson, Clayton Edward Ray, Robert W. Read, Mary E. Rice, Saul H. Riesenberg, S. Dillon Ripley,
Clyde F. E. Roper, Joseph Rosewater, Klaus Ruetzler, Waldo L. Schmitt, Betty Jean Schwartz, Thomas R. Soderstrom, Paul J. Spangler, Victor Gruschka Springer, Dennis J. Stanford,
Robert Stuckenrath, T. D. Stewart, George Switzer, Alice R. Tangerini, Richard W. Thorington, Kenneth McCarn Towe, Douglas H. Ubelaker, George L. Venable, Herman J. Viola,
Thomas R. Waller, Dieter C. Wasshausen, George E. Watson, Waldo Rudolph Wedel, and Stanley H. Weitzman.