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Collection NIH Directors
Title HEW Secretary Joseph Califano and NIH Director Dr. Donald Fredrickson
Caption HEW Secretary Joseph Califano greets NIH Director Donald Fredrickson
Date 03/08/1979
Description Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Joseph Califano visits the National Institutes of Health and is greeted by Director Donald Fredrickson in front of Building 1.1979.

The Department of Education Organization Act was signed into law, providing for a separate Department of Education. HEW became the Department of Health and Human Services, officially arriving on May 4, 1980. The NIH is currently administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Credit line Courtesy of the Office of History, National Institutes of Health
Accession number 5786
Number of images 1
Catalog Number 5787
Photographer Hecht, G.V. (Jerry)
Place Bethesda, MD
Year Range from 1979
Year Range to 1979
Organizations NIH (National Institute of Health), Office of the Director
NIH; OD (Office of the Director)
Buildings Building 1 (James A. Shannon Building)
People Califano, Jr., Joseph A.
Fredrickson, Donald S.
Ain, Kenneth