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  1. The Lucius D. Copeland steam tricycle in front of the Carriage Porch of the nort

    Smithsonian History/Map Mashup on Historypin

    • Date: October 4, 2011
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: Access the official records of the Smithsonian Institution and learn about its history, key events, people, and research.

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  3. Where is the Smithsonian?

    • Date: January 2, 2014
    • Creator: Jennifer Wright
    • Description: The simple question, "Where is the Smithsonian?," has always been a difficult one to answer.

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  5. Plymouth Rock Piece, 1620, Photo: Harold Dorwin.

    Link Love: 11/25/2011

    • Date: November 25, 2011
    • Creator: Catherine Shteynberg
    • Description: Access the official records of the Smithsonian Institution and learn about its history, key events, people, and research.

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  7. Effie Kapsalis pictured with Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough.

    Wonderful Women Wednesday: Effie Kapsalis

    • Date: December 20, 2022
    • Creator: Deborah Shapiro
    • Description: Digital strategist Effie Kapsalis was dedicated to building bridges between Smithsonian collections and audiences. In a Smithsonian career spanning nearly twenty years, Effie mobilized her colleagues to share more diverse stories, break down barriers to access, and fight for gender and racial equity in the cultural heritage sphere. Sadly, we lost Effie on December 11, 2022.

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  9. The Smithsonian Goes Telephonic in 1878!

    • Date: June 28, 2018
    • Creator: Pamela M. Henson
    • Description: [edan-image:id=siris_sic_9592,size=200,left]Did you know the Smithsonian was an early adopter of the telephone? In June of 1878, a system of electronic bells and telephones was installed throughout the Smithsonian Castle. The system connected several workrooms and offices to provide instant communications within the building. At that time, there were only 187 telephone lines

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  11. Where Are Archives Going? Impressions from SAA 2012

    • Date: August 30, 2012
    • Creator: Ricc Ferrante
    • Description: Impressions from the Society of American Archivists 2012 Annual Meeting on how archives are transforming themselves in the 21st century.

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  13. Smithsonian Crowdsourcing Since 1849!

    • Date: April 14, 2011
    • Description: Access the official records of the Smithsonian Institution and learn about its history, key events, people, and research.

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  15. One of the enlargements following treatment and mounting. Photo by Michael Barnes.

    Re-mounting the American Bison

    • Date: February 25, 2016
    • Creator: William Bennett
    • Description: One of our recent projects, these photographic crayon enlargements, associated with founder of the National Zoo William Temple Hornaday, were made on sensitized paper that was then adhered to a linen “canvas” stretched around wooden frames. The paper had become brittle, and handling at some point in the past led to a number of punctures and tears through both the paper and the

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    The Smithsonian Castle: Tragic Death, a Mystery, and Strange Occurrences

    • Date: March 29, 2016
    • Description: On this day in 1850, a young man was killed in the Castle, the first of four deaths to occur within its walls. William H. Page was working in the building, which was still under construction at the time, when he fell to his death.

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  19. Moonwatch volunteers tracking satellites, 1965, in Pretoria, South Africa for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory's Moonwatch Network, one of more than 100 teams worldwide.

    Thank you, Volunteers!

    • Date: April 23, 2015
    • Creator: Effie Kapsalis
    • Description: Volunteers have been an integral part of the Smithsonian since the beginning. As our historian Pamela Henson likes to say, we have always relied on the kindness of strangers. A blog post in honor of Volunteer Appreciation Month 2015. Includes a list of Smithsonian crowdsourcing projects that volunteers can participate in.

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  21. Obsolete storage media.

    One Lens for Multiple Archives: A Pan-Institutional Survey of Born Digital Holdings

    • Date: May 28, 2015
    • Creator: Ricc Ferrante
    • Description: Summary of pan-Smithsonian survey of born digital collections holdings at archives and museums at the Smithsonian.

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    National Museum of African American History and Culture

    • Date: March 9, 2011
    • Description: The history of the long campaign to bring a national museum for African Americans to the National Mall, the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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