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National Museum of Natural History. Setting the final stone in the arch over the south porch overlooking the National Mall, 1909  Photo from the Smithsonian Institution Archives

National Museum of Natural History. Setting the final stone in the arch over the south porch overlooking the National Mall, 1909 Photo from the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Jobs - National Museum Directors' Council Website  Search here for jobs across the UK’s national and major regional museums, libraries and archives. https://www.nationalmuseums.org.uk/jobs/

Jobs - National Museum Directors' Council Website Search here for jobs across the UK’s national and major regional museums, libraries and archives. https://www.nationalmuseums.org.uk/jobs/

Smithsonian Natural History Museum  in the 1970s

Feather identification expert Roxie Laybourne, amidst a portion of NMNH's bird collection. Photo by Chip Clark. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

National Archives- the Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights

The National Archives in Washington, DC. Metro: Yellow or green line to Archives/Navy Memorial. Hours: **be prepared to be patient if you want to see the Declaration of Independence, almost always a long line**

An interactive Star-Spangled Banner from the Smithsonian with the War of 1812 educational resources and lesson plans.

The original War of 1812 Star-Spangled Banner, the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the song that would become our national anthem. Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington

From the archives: Preparator Adam Hermann with fore and hind limbs of carnivorous and herbivorous dinosaurs from Wyoming, 1899.

Fore and hind limbs of carnivorous and herbivorous dinosaurs from Wyoming, 1899 - compared to paleontologist Henry Fairfield Osborn

A Train in Winter | An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Survival in World War Two — Caroline Moorehead

A Train In Winter: An Extraordinary Story Of Women, Friendship And Survival In World War Two

Almost exact cover photo as Lilac Girls. A Train In Winter: An Extraordinary Story Of Women, Friendship And Survival In World War Two by Caroline Moorehead - Non-fiction, History, WWII

"Best Wishes of a Heart and Home that ever hold you dear" Vintage Christmas cards  This card is part of the Dulah Evans Krehbiel Card Collection at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center (LRC) http://nmwa.org/learn/library-archives  Publication date: 1911

"Best Wishes of a Heart and Home that ever hold you dear" Vintage Christmas cards This card is part of the Dulah Evans Krehbiel Card Collection at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center (LRC) http://nmwa.org/learn/library-archives Publication date: 1911

LOC rules! This is a link to their prints and photographs collection online. Incredible for historical research.

Prints & Photographs Online Catalog - The photo archives represent a visual documentation of the history, culture, lifestyle, achievements and interest of the American people

Title: Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution Identifier: annualreportofbo1907smitfo Year: 1846 (1840s) Authors: Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents; United States National Museum. Report of the U. S. National Museum; Smithsonian Institution. Report of the Secretary Subjects: Smithsonian Institution; Smithsonian Institution. Archives; Discoveries in science Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries…

Image from page 639 of "Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution"

How LOL cats got started ... 1894, in New Jersey, of course

Thomas Edison a.k.a. The Movie Mogul Who Started LOLcats

"Oh the holly is the most jolly, With its berries of red that glow, But 'tis folly to praise the holly, When you stand neath the mistletoe." Vintage Christmas card   This card is part of the Dulah Evans Krehbiel Card Collection at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center (LRC) http://nmwa.org/learn/library-archives  Publication date: 1910

"Oh the holly is the most jolly, With its berries of red that glow, But 'tis folly to praise the holly, When you stand neath the mistletoe." Vintage Christmas card This card is part of the Dulah Evans Krehbiel Card Collection at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center (LRC) http://nmwa.org/learn/library-archives Publication date: 1910

Librarian Janet Stanley will show artists’ books as part of a planned exhibition of African artists’ books at the National Museum of African Art.  The art on the walls of the Library offer many works of contemporary African art that are not from the Museum’s permanent collection.  Visitors can also check out an exhibit of materials from the Museum's Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, “Africa ReViewed: The Photographic Legacy of Eliot Elisofon.”

Life magazine photojournalist Eliot Elisofon - Kuba nyim (ruler) Mbopey Mabiintsh ma-Kyeen, Mushenge, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1947

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