A psychological and cultural meditation about the unique experience of photobooth photographs, with notes about the NMAH Hall of Photography’s photobooth.
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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.
A history of the Scurlock family studio and its significance for the African American community of Washington.
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.
This essay describes the influence of Hahn's graduate school photography professor, Henry Holmes Smith, on her early work, including her revival of "obsolete" photographic processes such as gum-bichromate. Her technical and aesthetic experiments are described.
On several key objects in an exhibition on submarines in the Cold War and how they contributed to the exhibition theme
Women played important and indispensable military support roles in European and American armies from the 15th through the early 19th centuries.
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.
Graphic images of women in military settings document women's changing military roles from the 16th century through World War I.
Links between military and scientific institutions expanded and intensified during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Military concerns greatly influenced the development of engineering and engineering education in the 18th and 19th centuries, with important consequences for 19th-century industrialization.
Catalog of the West Point in the Making of America exhibition.
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.
Annotated bibliography of works published before 1967.
On the historiography of military technology, including the role of museums.
On the author’s intellectual history.
On the necessary and vital roles women served in supporting the activities of early modern armies.
Overview of the development of American military technology, from colonial times to the present.
Military technological change greatly influenced the course of European and American history in the 20th century.
Relationships between women and military institutions altered radically from the mid-19th century to World War I, reflecting the changing social status of both women and the military.
Overview of relationships between science, engineering, and American military institutions, from colonial times to the present.
How anthropology and archaeology have dealt with war since the 19th century.
Civilian women in large numbers volunteered for military-related health and welfare services in World War I, donning military-style uniforms as a symbolic claim to full citizenship.
Military technological innovation has profoundly influenced the course of world history since earliest times.