About the Blog

"O Say Can You See?" is a blog produced by the National Museum of American History (NMAH). The blog takes readers behind the scenes at the museum, sharing insights and information about our exhibitions, events, collections, research projects, and more. 

To contact a member of the editorial team, please email us. The views expressed here are those of the individual post author only and do not necessarily reflect the views of NMAH or the Smithsonian Institution.

About the National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History dedicates its collections and scholarship to inspiring a broader understanding of our nation and its many peoples. We create learning opportunities, stimulate imaginations, and present challenging ideas about our country’s past. The Museum has more than 3 million artifacts in its collection.