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  1. Historic Pictures

    National Museum of Natural History

    • Date: April 18, 2011
    • Description: Natural history specimens and ethnographic artifacts were among the earliest collections of the US National Museum. In 1910, the National Museum of Natural History building opened to showcase these collections. Wings were added in the 1960s, and a collections storage facility in Maryland opened in 1983 to help house the National Museum of Natural History’s 126 million objects.

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  3. An older woman sits at a desk. A lizard is resting on her shoulder but seems to blend in with her sweater.

    Doris Holmes Blake and Her Natural History

    • Date: March 21, 2019
    • Creator: Tatiana Swann
    • Description: Doris Holmes Blake's devotion to her passion for entomology made her a treasure to natural history and the Smithsonian Institution.

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  5. Webpage

    National Museum of Natural History

    • 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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    National Museum of Natural History

    • Date: September 19, 2013
    • Description: The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) first opened to the public on March 17, 1910, as the new United States National Museum. The National Museum was first housed in what is now the Arts and Industries Building. The postcards in this gallery provide exterior views of the building as well as images of exhibits inside the museum. We know that many of these postcards are

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    "Natural History Building Construction, showing painters at work in one of the ranges in first floor

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      "Natural History Building Construction, showing painters at work in one of the ranges in first floor

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        "Natural History Building Construction, showing painters at work in one of the ranges in first floor

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        • Blog Post

          100 Years of the Natural History Building

          • Date: June 17, 2010
          • Creator: Pamela M. Henson
          • Description: [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="424" caption="U.S. National Museum, May 3, 1917, seen from the National Mall, by Unknown photographer, Photographic print, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 45, Box 79, Folder: 10, Neg. SIA2009-2203."][/caption] As part of my work as the historian for the history of the Smithsonian, I’ve been working for the past year on

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        • Join us on Facebook Live, tomorrow at 12 p.m.!

          Join us on Facebook Live: Dyar's Law Revisited at the National Museum of Natural History

          • Date: July 20, 2017
          • Creator: Hillary Brady
          • Description: Join us on Facebook Live tomorrow at 12 p.m., as we visit the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History's Department of Entomology to learn how archival collections are being used in modern research.

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        • Blue-tinted photograph of people working at a construction site.

          Archives Puzzles: Constructing the National Museum of Natural History

          • Date: September 7, 2020
          • Creator: Emily Niekrasz
          • Description: This summer, have a little fun with images from our collections that have been designated as open access. Anyone can now download, transform, share, and reuse millions of images as part of Smithsonian Open Access.

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        • Natural History Building

          Natural History Building

          • Date: October 1935
          • Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954
          • Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954

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        • Natural History Building

          Natural History Building

          • Date: January 1936
          • Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954
          • Creator: Tolman, Ruel P (Ruel Pardee) 1878-1954

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