American Folk Art Collection, NMHT, by Unknown, 1965, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, At the National Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, Curator Silvio Bedini stands behind visitors viewing the Eleanor and Mabel Van Alstyne American Folk Art Collection. The inscription on the image's negative sleeve reads: "Tour conducted by Mr. Bedini for the children of the White House.".