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Archives & Special Collections Intern, U.S. Navy’s National Museum of the American Sailor


Location: Great Lakes, Illinois  

The National Museum of the American Sailor internship program allows for interns with numerous interests, strengths, and goals to gain practical, hands-on museum experience at the United States Navy’s newest museum.  2,125 more words


The Deserter's Stamp

The Deserter’s stamp was introduced in the early 19th Century as a more humane method of tattooing deserters from the Army. Such marking was abolished in 1871. 180 more words


Photos of National City's Heritage Square and Brick Row.

To those traveling through gritty National City, Heritage Square can be a surprising discovery. Venture into the picturesque block, just south of the intersection of East 9th Street and A Avenue, and you feel like you’ve stepped back 150 years. 714 more words

Visual Art and the American Experience, Visual Arts Gallery at National Museum of African American History and Culture

Photographs by Corrado Serra.

“Here at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, visual art plays a vital role. Paintings, sculptures, and works on paper allow the visitor to see how artists viewed and interpreted their world, beginning in the early years of the 19th century with Joshua Johnson, and continuing through to the present with contemporary artists such as Chakaia Booker and Jefferson Pinder. 69 more words


Monet's water lilies among impressionist works headlining art shows at German museum

POTSDAM, Germany — Some of Claude Monet’s famous water lily paintings are among the impressionist and modern art works that went on show Thursday at a faithfully reconstructed 18th century town house in Potsdam, just outside Berlin. 450 more words


Community Spirit

We have enjoyed a busy and eventful week since our last posting from South Somerset District Council’s Community Heritage Access Centre (CHAC).

Tuesday morning saw staff and three volunteers attend the Photo Sharing Event at Ninesprings Café. 415 more words

Rochester Hill Museum (MI) Adds Content to Online Database

The Rochester Hills Museum (Michigan) has added a lot of content, including old newspapers, to its site. “Over 7,000 catalog records have been uploaded to the museum’s online database using a museum cataloging software called PastPerfect. 33 more words

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