Nov
07

Happy Anniversary!

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Twenty-five years ago, this blushing bride was swept off her feet by a dashing Smithsonian photographer. They’re still together and still part of the Smithsonian family today! From left, Photographer Eric Long, National Air and Space Museum; Richard Strauss, chief of photography at the American History Museum; the late Richard Hofmeister; Jeff Tinsley, Smithsonian Photographic Services (ret.); groom Dane Penland, photographer for NASM Archives at the Udvar-Hazy Center; and of course, Laurie Minor Penland, specialist with the Smithsonian Scientific Diving Program.


Posted: 7 November 2014
About the Author:

Alex di Giovanni has been editing The Torch since August 2006. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, she worked as a writer and editor for the National Geographic Society, Plexus Scientific, The Nature Conservancy, The National Foreign Language Center and St. Martin’s Press, among others. She has the best job in the world.

One Response to Happy Anniversary!
    • Amy Ballard
    • I remember when the SI had a great photo services department where they all worked! Great times; great days!