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Whats Inside: Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thursday, John Fleckner, Smithsonian archivist (recently retired) and past Society of American Archivists President (1990) gave a tour of the Archives Center, National Museum of American History to the SAA Student Chapter at Catholic University of America. 288 more words

Inside The Archives

American History Under One Roof

You’ve been given a key that can open one building, room, locker, or box to which you don’t normally have access. How do you use it, and why? 418 more words


Collecting the History of Technology at the National Museum of American History

Collecting for history museums is challenging work, and there needs to be more research and writing on both its history and how to do it. We need to understand how and why collections came to museums; what decisions that shaped collections they hold today? 653 more words


Top three ways to visit a museum without leaving home

So you want to visit the Smithsonian but are unlikely to be in the United States any time soon? Obsessed with that dress you saw at the… 436 more words


One Day in Washington DC

Imagine you only have one day to experience the Nation’s Capital. What should you see? How would you see it?

Washington DC is a city of vistas. 538 more words


Random Picture Tuesday-October 28

Thanks to Google picking a random number today! I figured I might as well try something new.  Here is the picture.  #44!

I have mentioned in the past our travels to Washington, D.C. 210 more words