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Working at the Smithsonian

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Smithsonian Institution, the Festival of American Folklife celebrates the culture of the Smithsonian work place. The Festival has celebrated the folklife of many different occupational groups in the past, from cowboys to trial lawyers. In this program, we focus not on one occupation, but on the diverse jobs that make up the Institution: from astrophysicists to animal keepers, security officers to exhibit preparators, registrars to administrators.

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