May 27, 1981

May 27, 1981 Docent Abby Holtz receives a 15-year award pin for her service to the National Museum of American History. She is the first docent to serve the Smithsonian Institution for this length of time.

The photo shows an Appreciation Day ceremony held for 300 volunteer docents at the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, May 20, 1974. Pictured from left: Katie Simpson, Lois Windberg, Jeannine Clark, Glenn Chase, June Karamessines, Magda Schremp, Carole Abert, Deeks Shryock, Abby Holtz, Jane North.

Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution Archives

Posted: 30 May 2012
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