L. Susan Tolbert

L. Susan Tolbert

Deputy Chair and Curator

B.S., Longwood College, 1974

Research Specialties: 
  • Office Collections
  • Retail and Marketing Collections
  • Railroad Transportation Collections

Current Projects:

  • Supervising the work of Division of the Work and Industry
  • Developing a history of the railroad locomotive story on the America on the Move Web site
  • Directing the digitization of the Museum's collections into the Smithsonian Search Center

Past Projects:

  • Curator on the America on the Move exhibition and programs
  • Curator on The Family Car exhibition
  • Project manager for 1876 Centenial Exhibition de-installation
  • Collections manager for Engines of Change exhibition
  • Collections manager for A Material World exhibition