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.
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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.
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.
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.
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 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.
On several key objects in an exhibition on submarines in the Cold War and how they contributed to the exhibition theme
In the 1920s, a Smithsonian exhibition of women's uniforms validated women's World War I contributions and expanded political roles.
On the necessary and vital roles women served in supporting the activities of early modern armies.
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.
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.
Documented narrative history of the second U.S. manned spaceflight project during the 1960s.
Military museums and history museums arose from distinct traditions, but in recent years have come increasingly to share common views on how to exhibition military history.
On the interaction of industrial and military institutions from the 18th century to World War I
Includes author, title, and subject indexes, with annotation for all articles.
Annotated bibliography of works published 1967–97.
Women played important and indispensable military support roles in European and American armies from the 15th through the early 19th centuries.
Graphic images of women in military settings document women's changing military roles from the 16th century through World War I.
Military concerns greatly influenced the development of engineering and engineering education in the 18th and 19th centuries, with important consequences for 19th-century industrialization.
Annotated bibliography of works published before 1967.
Military funding has shaped the development of American meteorology, oceanography, geology, geodesy, and other earth sciences.
On the historiography of military technology, including the role of museums.
On military funding for scientific research.
Overview of the development of American military technology, from colonial times to the present.
Overview of U.S. nuclear weapons development from World War II to the present.