Examines the respective merits of physical and digital museum objects for purposes of research, education, and emotional connection.
The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
Explains the basics of Web 2.0 and what benefits user participation might hold for museums.
Describes the factors involved in building a successful online strategy and designing a museum Web site.
Recaps and restates principles discussed in two "Museums Remixed" sessions presented at the 2007 AAM annual conference.
A summary of electronic outreach offerings at the Museum.
A collection of essays that explores teaching American history with a First Ladies curriculum with suggested approaches, resources, lesson plans.
This article examines how First Ladies have used social entertaining to advance their husbands' political agendas and how they have "imaged" presidential administrations.
A biography of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis examining how her earlier life prepared her for social entertaining and restoration of the White House. Her role in crafting the image of the Kennedy administration.
Explores how national political parties crafted voting appeals to women before and after the passage of suffrage. How
women's voting patterns affected elections.
Explores the tactics, strategies, and imagery women used in their struggle to win the right to vote.
Explores the lives and impact of First Ladies in the contexts of the presidential administrations and the issues of the day.
A collection of essays exploring the use of material culture artifacts as primary resources for scholarly research.
The importance of 20th-century collecting to museums and the new angles of vision needed to build a contemporary collection.
Explores Eleanor Roosevelt's style and approach to fashion and dress.
The prospects of atomic warfare and the dispersal of cities.
a companion book for the Places of Invention exhibtion at the National Museum of American History.
A perspective on sponsorship issues in the mounting of a major science exhibition.
Edited volumes of the manuscripts of Joseph Henry, American physicist and first Secretary of the Smithsonian.
A study of contradictory tendencies in modernism toward modern science and technology.
Examination of the influences on the historian of technology Lewis Mumford.
A history of the annual meetings of science Nobelists at Lindau, Germany. Prepared to accompany the Nobel Voices exhibition.
A study of the creative influences of philosophy on German electrical theory of the 19th century. An exploration of an aspect of the scientific imagination.