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Today in Smithsonian History: June 17, 1978

Four Emmy Award statuettes awarded for the Smithsonian film "Celebrating a Century."

Four Emmy Award statuettes awarded for the Smithsonian film “Celebrating a Century.” (Photo by John Hiller, as featured in the Torch, August 1978)

June 17, 1978 The documentary “Celebrating a Century: The 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition,” is awarded four Emmys by the Washington chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The film was produced by the Motion Picture Unit of the Smithsonian’s Office of Exhibits Central. “Celebrating a Century” was completed in 1976 as part of the Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), Bicentennial Exhibition “1876: A Centennial Exhibition” at the Arts and Industries Building.


Posted: 17 June 2016
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