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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Bill Gross Fast Facts1, 2015 - The Smithsonian Institution includes Gross's old Bloomberg keyboard i
Bill Gross Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 hours ago
1, 2015 - The Smithsonian Institution includes Gross's old Bloomberg keyboard in its American Enterprise exhibition at the National Museum of American History. The keyboard, used by Gross during the 1990s and 2000s, has function keys for accessing... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Freakers now found at the National Museum of American HistoryNC (WWAY) — A Wilmington business is getting freaky in Washington D.C. Freaker
Freakers now found at the National Museum of American History
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
NC (WWAY) — A Wilmington business is getting freaky in Washington D.C. Freaker USA can now be purchased at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. The display at the museum features Freakers designed to represent each state. The... Read more
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NBC Washington
Prince's Bright Yellow Electric Guitar on Display at SmithsonianGetty Images for NCLR / National Museum of American History L: Prince performs
Prince's Bright Yellow Electric Guitar on Display at Smithsonian
NBC Washington / Posted 5 days ago
Getty Images for NCLR / National Museum of American History L: Prince performs onstage during the 2007 NCLR ALMA Awards held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on June 1, 2007 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NCLR) / R:... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Questions Raised About Sale Of Famous Political Collectionscope and quality of material," said Harry Rubenstein, chairman of the Smithson
Questions Raised About Sale Of Famous Political Collection
Hartford Courant / Posted 6 days ago
scope and quality of material," said Harry Rubenstein, chairman of the Smithsonian's division of political history at the National Museum of American History. "There are many unique objects, but especially it is in its 19th century holdings that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Fred Savage jokingly tries to give away art from his Chicago-area homeThough the iconic New York Jets jacket he wore on "The Wonder Years" found a ho
Fred Savage jokingly tries to give away art from his Chicago-area home
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Though the iconic New York Jets jacket he wore on "The Wonder Years" found a home at the National Museum of American History, Chicago-area native Fred Savage said he hasn't had luck convincing his mom to get rid of the other stuff she's been saving... Read more
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The Mercury News
Five awesome things about winemaker Mike Grgichwould not find the American money. Now that cardboard suitcase, the winemaking
Five awesome things about winemaker Mike Grgich
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
would not find the American money. Now that cardboard suitcase, the winemaking books and the beret are in the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. 3 Four before Chateau Montelena Grgich arrived in Napa Valley in 1958 to work first at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Road to Lagos International Jazz Festivalhas become increasingly popular for being advertised as the Jazz Appreciation M
Road to Lagos International Jazz Festival
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
has become increasingly popular for being advertised as the Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History. This type of music, the musicians and museums, libraries, schools and all stakeholders... Read more
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Raw Story
Who was the first woman depicted on American currency?Pickens was the first woman portrayed on paper currency in what is now the U.S.
Who was the first woman depicted on American currency?
Raw Story / Posted 11 days ago
Pickens was the first woman portrayed on paper currency in what is now the U.S.National Numismatic Collection, National Museum of American History, CC BY-SA However, the first nonmythical, historical woman to appear on any paper... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
Hancock, Masekela to Discuss Jazz and Human Rightson the historical role played by jazz during human rights struggles across the
Hancock, Masekela to Discuss Jazz and Human Rights
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 14 days ago
on the historical role played by jazz during human rights struggles across the world will take place at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (14th St and Constitution Ave, NW, Ward 2, Warner Bros. Theatre) in Washington. D.C.,, on... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Fil-Ams join Supreme Court rally for Obama’s immigration actionsof America.” Arriving in Washington Saturday, Partolan toured the city and che
Fil-Ams join Supreme Court rally for Obama’s immigration actions
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
of America.” Arriving in Washington Saturday, Partolan toured the city and checked out the museums and monuments. At the National Museum of American History, he paused for a long time reflecting on the Star Spangled Banner Exhibit. “As I stared... Read more
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The Temple News
A legacy of jazz in Philadelphiathe young guys, and everybody kind of helps each other out and students get rea
A legacy of jazz in Philadelphia
The Temple News / Posted 15 days ago
the young guys, and everybody kind of helps each other out and students get really good gigs.” In 2002, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History declared April as Jazz Appreciation Month, or JAM to “herald and celebrate the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
This rare Maine bottle of bird poop is on display at the Smithsonianto that list — a 19th century bottle filled with colored seabird guano that is
This rare Maine bottle of bird poop is on display at the Smithsonian
Bangor Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
to that list — a 19th century bottle filled with colored seabird guano that is on display until 2017 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. The bottle, with its intricate design, is a very rare artifact,... Read more
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examiner.com
Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with an eclectic line up of jazz eventsJazz Appreciation Month, an annual event that was founded in 2001 by John Edwar
Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month with an eclectic line up of jazz events
examiner.com / Posted 21 days ago
Jazz Appreciation Month, an annual event that was founded in 2001 by John Edward Hasse, PhD, curator of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in honor of jazz as an early American art form. Jazz Appreciation Month was created to be... Read more
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BlackNews.com
Non-Profit Endowed Scholarship Fund To Honor Late African American Music Teacherthe year but especially during the months of April (i.e., Jazz Appreciation Mon
Non-Profit Endowed Scholarship Fund To Honor Late African American Music Teacher
BlackNews.com / Posted 22 days ago
the year but especially during the months of April (i.e., Jazz Appreciation Month established by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in 2002) and June (i.e., National African American Music Month established by... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Appreciation: Merle Haggard was more than just ‘Okie from Muskogee’ — The Medina County Gazetteto, to dance to and to cry to. Country music legend Merle Haggard smiles durin
Appreciation: Merle Haggard was more than just ‘Okie from Muskogee’ — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
to, to dance to and to cry to. Country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Appreciation: Merle Haggard was more than just 'Okie from Muskogee'to, to dance to and to cry to. Country music legend Merle Haggard smiles durin
Appreciation: Merle Haggard was more than just 'Okie from Muskogee'
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 26 days ago
to, to dance to and to cry to. Country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on... Read more
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Business Wire
Want the Lights to be Just Right for Dinner Parties, Family Game Night or Watching TV? – Just Ask Alexa$1 billion in utility costs per year. The company’s early inventions— including
Want the Lights to be Just Right for Dinner Parties, Family Game Night or Watching TV? – Just Ask Alexa
Business Wire / Posted 26 days ago
$1 billion in utility costs per year. The company’s early inventions— including the first solid-state electronic dimmer invented by Lutron’s founder, Joel Spira—are now at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washi... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Merle Haggard, revered US country singer of populist political anthem, dies on his 79th birthdaysections, Bakersfield built its reputation on a grittier sound and twangy guita
Merle Haggard, revered US country singer of populist political anthem, dies on his 79th birthday
Brisbane Times / Posted 27 days ago
sections, Bakersfield built its reputation on a grittier sound and twangy guitars. Merle Haggard at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in 2003. Photo: AP Haggard was best known for his 1969 song Okie From Muskogee, which... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Working man's poet, Merle Haggard lived his life in song- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles du
Working man's poet, Merle Haggard lived his life in song
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 27 days ago
- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Working man's poet, Merle Haggard lived his life in song- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles du
Working man's poet, Merle Haggard lived his life in song
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Working man's poet, Merle Haggard lived his life in song- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles du
Working man's poet, Merle Haggard lived his life in song
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles du
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 27 days ago
- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles du
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on... Read more
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Daily Herald
Merle Haggard, 1937-2016this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during
Merle Haggard, 1937-2016
Daily Herald / Posted 27 days ago
this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on... Read more
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The Age
Merle Haggard, revered US country singer, dies on his 79th birthdayhis own drug use by stating that he often smoked marijuana before going out on
Merle Haggard, revered US country singer, dies on his 79th birthday
The Age / Posted 27 days ago
his own drug use by stating that he often smoked marijuana before going out on stage. Merle Haggard at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in 2003. Photo: AP "He is country music's greatest songwriter, with the arguable... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Merle Haggard, revered US country singer, dies on his 79th birthdayhis own drug use by stating that he often smoked marijuana before going out on
Merle Haggard, revered US country singer, dies on his 79th birthday
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 27 days ago
his own drug use by stating that he often smoked marijuana before going out on stage. Merle Haggard at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in 2003. Photo: AP "He is country music's greatest songwriter, with the arguable... Read more
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WA Today
Merle Haggard, revered US country singer of populist political anthem, dies on his 79th birthdaysections, Bakersfield built its reputation on a grittier sound and twangy guita
Merle Haggard, revered US country singer of populist political anthem, dies on his 79th birthday
WA Today / Posted 27 days ago
sections, Bakersfield built its reputation on a grittier sound and twangy guitars. Merle Haggard at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in 2003. Photo: AP Haggard was best known for his 1969 song Okie From Muskogee, which... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles du
Country icon Merle Haggard, champion of the underdog, dies
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Merle Haggard: Life in picturesCountry music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smith
Merle Haggard: Life in pictures
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
Country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington Wednesday, May 28, 2003 where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on their family's... Read more
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Canberra Times
Merle Haggard, revered US country singer of populist political anthem, dies on his 79th birthdaysections, Bakersfield built its reputation on a grittier sound and twangy guita
Merle Haggard, revered US country singer of populist political anthem, dies on his 79th birthday
Canberra Times / Posted 27 days ago
sections, Bakersfield built its reputation on a grittier sound and twangy guitars. Merle Haggard at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in 2003. Photo: AP Haggard was best known for his 1969 song Okie From Muskogee, which... Read more
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The News & Observer
Country music legend Merle Haggard has diedHaggard has died | News & Observer Country music legend Merle Haggard smiles d
Country music legend Merle Haggard has died
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
Haggard has died | News & Observer Country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington Wednesday, May 28, 2003 where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge... Read more
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Daily Press
Merle Haggard: Life in picturesCountry music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smith
Merle Haggard: Life in pictures
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
Country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington Wednesday, May 28, 2003 where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on their family's... Read more
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The Morning Call
Merle Haggard: Life in picturesCountry music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smith
Merle Haggard: Life in pictures
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
Country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington Wednesday, May 28, 2003 where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on their family's... Read more
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Denver Post
Country legend Merle Haggard dies at 79 of pneumonia- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles du
Country legend Merle Haggard dies at 79 of pneumonia
Denver Post / Posted 27 days ago
- In this May 28, 2003 file photo, country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Merle Haggard: Life in picturesCountry music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smith
Merle Haggard: Life in pictures
Baltimore Sun / Posted 27 days ago
Country music legend Merle Haggard smiles during a news conference at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in Washington Wednesday, May 28, 2003 where he and his sister Lillian Haggard Hoge donated belongings taken on their family's... Read more
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The Oklahoman
OKIE, BUT NOT FROM MUSKOGEE
Haggard family donates belongingstheir personal tale and the belongings that illustrate it will be part of the n
OKIE, BUT NOT FROM MUSKOGEE
Haggard family donates belongings
The Oklahoman / Posted 27 days ago
their personal tale and the belongings that illustrate it will be part of the national story the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History plans to tell when an exhibit called "America on the Move Here opens in November. Brent... Read more
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Quartz
Would you propose with a diamond grown in a lab?those set in engagement rings—not only an accessory, but a cultural touchstone.
Would you propose with a diamond grown in a lab?
Quartz / Posted 27 days ago
those set in engagement rings—not only an accessory, but a cultural touchstone.That is some copy.(Flickr/National Museum of American History Smithsonian Institution) N.W. Ayer’s campaign would come to be understood as the most... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
David Baker, jazz scholar, composer and conductor, dies at 84members to activate the ring tones of their cellphones at various points. Bake
David Baker, jazz scholar, composer and conductor, dies at 84
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
members to activate the ring tones of their cellphones at various points. Baker also was a consultant to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, assisting in acquisitions related to jazz, and he edited the Essential Jazz Editions... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Celebrating America on winemaking power mapthe event, Winiarski and the Smithsonian are hosting two sold-out wine dinners
Celebrating America on winemaking power map
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 30 days ago
the event, Winiarski and the Smithsonian are hosting two sold-out wine dinners in May. The dinners will be held at The National Museum of American History and will bring together individuals who organized and attended the 1976 tasting in Paris,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Bill Gross Fast Facts1, 2015 - The Smithsonian Institution includes Gross's old Bloomberg keyboard i
Bill Gross Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 1 months ago
1, 2015 - The Smithsonian Institution includes Gross's old Bloomberg keyboard in its American Enterprise exhibition at the National Museum of American History. The keyboard, used by Gross during the 1990s and 2000s, has function keys for accessing... Read more
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NJ.com
Krispy Kreme gives away free glazed doughnuts todayto local grocery stores. In 1997, almost 60 years later, they donated company
Krispy Kreme gives away free glazed doughnuts today
NJ.com / Posted 1 months ago
to local grocery stores. In 1997, almost 60 years later, they donated company artifacts to the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of American History. By 2001, they were international and opened its first store in Canada just outside of... Read more

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