What's Cooking? Julia Child's Kitchen at the Smithsonian
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In August 2001 three staff members traveled to Cambridge, Massachusetts, to meet with Julia Child and discuss the donation of her kitchen to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

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National Museum of American History - home

August 28-29, 2001

documenting the kitchen

" . . . Rayna would shoot video of the contents of each wall, cupboard, drawer, nook, and cranny, narrating as she went along. Nanci and I would measure the kitchen and make a floorplan, locating doors, windows, counters, major appliances, and furniture." --PJ

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