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Press Releases: 1945

January 1, 1945
[Exhibition of North American Indian Art to be presented at the Museo Nacional in Mexico City] (PDF 936KB)

January 7, 1945
[Gift of two George Bellows paintings, Both Members of This Club and Mrs. Chester Dale, from Chester Dale] (PDF 2.1MB)

February 21, 1945
[Election of Samuel H. Kress as president of the National Gallery] (PDF 727KB)

February 21, 1945
[Announcement of Gallery's second American Music Festival] (PDF 1.3MB)

March 10, 1945
[Exhibition of American painting to be held at the Tate Gallery, London being organized] (PDF 1.8MB)

April 28, 1945
[Exhibition of photographs by Barbara Morgan prepared by the Inter-American Office of the National Gallery to open] (PDF 3.3MB)

May 26, 1945
[The War Against Japan exhibition to open] (PDF 1.4MB)

June 11, 1945
[Outstanding soldier art of the American Army to go on exhibition] (PDF 2MB)

June 23, 1945
[Acquisition of two paintings--Joseph Dugan by Thomas Sully, bequest of Herbert L. Pratt, and The Lackawanna Valley by George Inness, gift of Mrs. Huttleston Rogers] (PDF 2.5MB)

July 3, 1945
[Opening of exhibition of Soldier Art] (PDF 3.3MB)

September 8, 1945
[Opening of exhibition of New Acquisitions in the Rosenwald Collection] (PDF 2.2MB)

September 26, 1945
[U.S. Government remove German art objects for safe keeping] (PDF 1.4MB)

November 9, 1945
[Marine Corps Battle Art to be placed on exhibition] (PDF 3.8MB)

November 24, 1945
[Acquisition of Thomas Sully's Lady with a Harp: Eliza Ridgely through the generosity of Mrs. Georg Vetlesen (Maude Monell Vetlesen)] (PDF 1.5MB)

December 6, 1945
Masterpieces arrive in the U.S. [200 paintings from Germany] [War Department Press Release] (PDF 780KB)

December 14, 1945
[National Gallery accepts custody of paintings from German museums for safe keeping] (PDF 4.9MB)

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