Press Releases

2007
March 28, 2007 All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Slides into Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
March 4, 2007 Katherine Joseph’s Photographic Legacy Comes to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
February 27, 2007 Virginia Historical Society Takes Innovative Look at Jamestown’s 400th
February 19, 2007 David McCullough Joins National Museum of American History’s Board
February 1, 2007 National Museum of American History Receives Joe Louis’ Boxing Gloves From Historic 1936 Fight
January 29, 2007 Dr. Jarvik Presents Artificial Hearts to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History
January 24, 2007 Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Awarded Accreditation by the American Association of Museums
2006
December 4, 2006 Rocky Boxes into American History
November 30, 2006 Smithsonian Showcases Never-before-seen Pattern Coins in Traveling Display
November 15, 2006 National Museum of American History Displays Treasures During Renovation
November 15, 2006 National Museum of American History Announces Capital Campaign
November 7, 2006 Pre-Revolutionary War Teapot Added to Smithsonian Collections
October 15, 2006 Smithsonian’s History Collection Hits the Road
October 10, 2006 Smithsonian Marks Day of the Dead With a Two-Day Celebration
October 5, 2006 Gay Civil Rights Pioneer Frank Kameny Presents Lifetime Papers and Historic Artifacts to the Nation
September 26, 2006 Smithsonian's National Museum of American History Receives Grant to Study One of Photography's Biggest Historical Mysteries
August 24, 2006 Smithsonian Chamber Music Society Presents Musical Masterpieces from the 17th to the 20th Centuries
August 21, 2006 Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers Move In with Neil Armstrong’s Space Suit
July 18, 2006 Statement Regarding the Headsville, W.Va. Country Store and Post Office
July 6, 2006 National Museum of American History Displays Recent Hip-Hop Acquisitions
July 4, 2006 Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Highlights Frontier Gold
June 25, 2006 Race-Winning “Stanley” Robot at the Museum
June 13, 2006 NOAA Donates Hurricane Katrina Materials to Smithsonian Collection
May 17, 2006 Happiness Hotel! Original Muppets Come Home to Washington
April 11, 2006 Smithsonian Completes Star-Spangled Banner Conservation Treatment
April 11, 2006 National Museum of American History Announces Major Renovation Including New Gallery for Star-Spangled Banner
March 29, 2006 Smithsonian Jazzes Up Collection with Donations from Miles and Monk
February 27, 2006 Hip-Hop Comes to the Smithsonian
January 3, 2006 Country Stars Go on Display at the Smithsonian
2005
December 26, 2005 National Museum of American History Names New Board Chairman
November 30, 2005 National Museum of American History Sets Up Hurricane Katrina Collection
November 16, 2005 Inventing America: National Museum of American History Commemorates Benjamin Franklin’s 300th Birthday
November 13, 2005 Smithsonian Exhibition Highlights Numismatic Rarities
November 12, 2005 Symbols of a New Nation
October 27, 2005 Fire and Water
October 24, 2005 Sounds Like a Winner
September 27, 2005 National Museum of American History Acquires Frozen Margarita Machine
August 12, 2005 National Museum of American History Adds Nash Editions Digital Photography Equipment, Prints to Collections
July 5, 2005 Numismatic Community Contributes to Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection
June 9, 2005 Dow Donates DNA Fermenter to National Museum of American History
June 8, 2005 Disneyland comes to Washington
June 1, 2005 Flag Day Celebration Events
May 4, 2005 Basketball Legend William “Bill” Russell Presented with James Smithson Bicentennial Medal
April 10, 2005 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History Marks 50th Anniversary of the Polio Vaccine
March 31, 2005 Smithsonian Celebrates Life and Legacy of Queen of Salsa Celia Cruz
March 20, 2005 Jazz Appreciation Month Takes on a Latin Flair in Fourth Year at the National Museum of American History
March 20, 2005 National Museum of American History Commemorates Voting Rights March with Special Display
March 14, 2005 1997 EV1 Donated to the National Museum of American History
March 10, 2005 National Museum of American History Launches Revamped Web Site
2004
December 19, 2004 Smithsonian Exhibitions Highlight Nation’s Highest Elected Office During the Presidential Inauguration

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