Press Releases

2008
December 31, 2008 National Museum of American History Presidency and Inauguration-Related Exhibitions
December 30, 2008 National Museum of American History to Display Lincoln Documents from Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
December 30, 2008 National Museum of American History to Open “Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life”
December 18, 2008 Media Open House for “First Ladies at the Smithsonian”
December 2, 2008 “First Ladies at the Smithsonian” Exhibition Opens at National Museum of American History
November 24, 2008 National Museum of American History Explores “Robots on the Road?”
November 16, 2008 Original Star-Spangled Banner Debuts in New State-of-the-Art Gallery at the Heart of the National Museum of American History
September 30, 2008 National Museum of American History Moves Original Star-Spangled Banner into New State-of-the-Art Gallery
September 14, 2008 National Museum of American History Launches New Educational Web Site “Smithsonian’s History Explorer” on Verizon’s Thinkfinity.org
September 11, 2008 National Museum of American History Acquires Wasserburg Mass Spectrometer
July 29, 2008 National Museum of American History Will Open <br>Nov. 21
July 15, 2008 Smithsonian Wants to Believe! National Museum of American History Acquires X-Files Collection
July 13, 2008 National Museum of American History Acquires 18th-Century Sampler
June 26, 2008 National Museum of American History Acquires Collection of HIV and AIDS Research Materials from Author, John-Manuel Andriote
June 23, 2008 The Star-Spangled Banner: The Making of an American Icon
June 13, 2008 Curators at the National Museum of American History Collect 2008 Campaign Memorabilia
April 23, 2008 Dress from the Pre-Revolutionary War-Era Added to Smithsonian Costume Collection
April 16, 2008 Smithsonian Collects Historic Patent Medicines Spanning 150 Years
March 30, 2008 National Museum of American History Celebrates Seventh Annual Jazz Appreciation Month
February 28, 2008 National Museum of American History Updates Preservation of National Numismatic Collection
February 13, 2008 The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra to Tour Egypt
January 28, 2008 Nine Legendary Leading Ladies From Stage and Screen Donate Career Memorabilia to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Amer
2007
December 26, 2007 Smithsonian’s Bracero History Project Records Bittersweet History
December 18, 2007 Smithsonian Curators to Collect Primary Memorabilia
December 16, 2007 Smithsonian Chamber Music Society Nominated for Grammy
December 3, 2007 Singer-Songwriter Garth Brooks Donates Career Memorabilia to the National Museum of American History
November 27, 2007 Major Gift to Fund Maritime History Exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
November 27, 2007 National Museum of American History Makes Great Strides in Major Renovation
November 27, 2007 National Museum of American History Receives $1.5 Million Gift
November 18, 2007 National Museum of American History Names Two Historians to Its Board
October 28, 2007 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, The Getty Conservation Institute, and The Getty Foundation Collaborate to Unravel Photography’s Most Controversial Mystery
October 23, 2007 National Museum of American History Acquires Wireless Picturephone Prototypes
September 24, 2007 New Virtual Exhibit Highlights Milestone in U.S. Education Reform
September 24, 2007 Texas Instruments Donates Math Education Technology to Smithsonian
September 16, 2007 Smithsonian Photographs Travel to the Frederick Douglass Museum and Cultural Center
September 16, 2007 “Hot off the press!” Three New Books Authored by American History Curators
September 11, 2007 Celia Cruz Salsas Into The Alameda National Center for Latino Arts and Culture of San Antonio Texas
August 14, 2007 Two “All-American” Docents Celebrate Four Decades of Service to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
August 2, 2007 Numismatic Rarities Exhibition Extended Through January 2008
July 31, 2007 Smithsonian Celebrates America’s Numismatic Renaissance in Milwaukee
July 31, 2007 “Whatever Happened to Polio?” Smithsonian Exhibition Travels to President Roosevelt’s Warm Springs
July 8, 2007 Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Brings Home Nordic Ware Company Artifacts
June 26, 2007 "Die Hard" to Live On at the Smithsonian
June 5, 2007 Smithsonian Acquires Borden World’s Fair Materials
May 15, 2007 National Museum of American History Receives “Bob,” Ventriloquist Figure From TV Show “Soap”
May 13, 2007 National Museum of American History Acquires Civilian Conservation Corps Collection
May 8, 2007 A Modern American Success Story Comes to the Smithsonian
April 17, 2007 National Museum of American History Joins Thinkfinity Learning Project
April 11, 2007 National Museum of American History Acquires Emergency 911 Cell-phone Technology
March 28, 2007 Smithsonian Celebrates Sixth Annual Jazz Appreciation Month This April

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