A psychological and cultural meditation about the unique experience of photobooth photographs, with notes about the NMAH Hall of Photography’s photobooth.
The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
A history of the Scurlock family studio and its significance for the African American community of Washington.
A discussion of the interrelationship of stereograph publisher Underwood & Underwood's European sales activities and its stereoscopic documentation of Europe for both the American and European markets.
Illustrated blog in Smithsonian Collections Blog. A reflection about photographs of Eddie "Rochester" Anderson and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson in Clyde Stauffer's snapshot album, compiled during travels to V.F.W. posts.
A description of Barbara Beirne's aims in interviewing and photographing a number of energetic, courageous Appalachian women and how these documents highlight important aspects of Appalachian cultural, social, and economic history.
A description of the Archives Center's photographic collections, policies, and programs, with emphasis on major recent acquisitions, such as the Scurlock Studio Records.
A summary of the history of the Scurlock Studio and a description of the the Museum's Scurlock collection, with remarks about conservation challenges, especially regarding deteriorating acetate negatives.
A critical appraisal of the influence of diarist and surrealist Anais Nin on the films of her husband Ian Hugo. Nin served as muse, model, actress, and collaborator in inspiring Hugo to become a creative artist.
The text of a paper delivered at a conference on tourism details the ways in which commercially published stereographs were used to simulate travel experiences, 1895-1921.
The text of a paper delivered at a conference on tourism analyzes the goals of tourists when visiting museums as part of a sight-seeing ritual.
On several key objects in an exhibition on submarines in the Cold War and how they contributed to the exhibition theme
Military technological innovation has profoundly influenced the course of world history since earliest times.
On the interaction of industrial and military institutions from the 18th century to World War I
Military funding has shaped the development of American meteorology, oceanography, geology, geodesy, and other earth sciences.
Bibliographical essay focused on recent scholarship on the interaction of science and technology with American military institutions in the 19th century.
Annotated bibliography of works published 1967–97.
On military funding for scientific research.
Society and economy are as much products as causes of military and technological change.
Graphic images of women in military settings document women's changing military roles from the 16th century through World War I.
Overview of U.S. nuclear weapons development from World War II to the present.
Annotated bibliography of works published before 1967.
Until the 19th century, North American Indians successfully confined European settlement to the area east of the Appalachians and south of the Great Plains by adapting European technology and exploiting European enmities.
Military technological change greatly influenced the course of European and American history in the 20th century.
On the unusual organization of the exhibition team, stressing its efforts to display nuclear submarine development and operations in the context of the Cold War.
How anthropology and archaeology have dealt with war since the 19th century.