Cub “Smokey” Departs June 27 for New Job

This article describes the activities leading to the transfer of Smokey to the National Zoological Gardens in Washington, DC to be a symbol or wild life and natural resources.

Document Type: Newspaper Article
Historical Event: Noteworthy Items
Sub Event: Smokey Recovered
Origin: Santa Fe New Mexican
Date: June 20, 1950
Author: Not Cited
Permission: Fair Use
Contributor: Roger Zimmerman
Albuquerque Historical Society

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An educational resource for New Mexico high school history programs.

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