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CNET
Pour yourself a pint, this museum is hiring a 'beer historian'Drinking on the job is now required -- if you're a beer know-it-all that is. T
Pour yourself a pint, this museum is hiring a 'beer historian'
CNET / Posted 15 hours ago
Drinking on the job is now required -- if you're a beer know-it-all that is. The National Museum of American History in Washington D.C. is looking to hire a beer expert to conduct research for a new project called the American Brewing History... Read more
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The Morning Call
Forrest E. Mars Jr., enigmatic steward of family confectionery, dies at 84initiatives such as the American Prairie Reserve in Montana as well as historic
Forrest E. Mars Jr., enigmatic steward of family confectionery, dies at 84
The Morning Call / Posted 23 hours ago
initiatives such as the American Prairie Reserve in Montana as well as historical projects, including the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and the Mars Hall of American Business at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American H... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Forrest E. Mars Jr., enigmatic steward of family confectionery, dies at 84including the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and the Mars Hall of American Bu
Forrest E. Mars Jr., enigmatic steward of family confectionery, dies at 84
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
including the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and the Mars Hall of American Business at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History. He lived in the Rosslyn community of Northern Virginia before moving to Sheridan,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: America's industrial heritage proudly told at new museum in BethlehemPictured, courtesy of the National Museum of Industrial History is the Otto Sil
Arts Around Town: America's industrial heritage proudly told at new museum in Bethlehem
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
Pictured, courtesy of the National Museum of Industrial History is the Otto Silent Engine, on loan from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. It is the oldest surviving American-built, four-cycle combustion engine, made in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bernie Sanders launches a new ‘Revolution’Lewinsky matter, and Mr. Clinton’s subsequent impeachment. Behold, a new job h
Bernie Sanders launches a new ‘Revolution’
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Lewinsky matter, and Mr. Clinton’s subsequent impeachment. Behold, a new job has come up at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History. The august organization now seeks “a professional historian/scholar to conduct archival... Read more
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Daily Mail
Thirsty for knowledge? The Smithsonian is hiring a beer historianimpact in history Are you into studying history and drinking craft beer — all
Thirsty for knowledge? The Smithsonian is hiring a beer historian
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
impact in history Are you into studying history and drinking craft beer — all while getting paid for it? The Smithsonian National Museum of American History has a job for you. The country's largest museum complex is offering a three-year gig for... Read more
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Mashable
JOB ALERT: The Smithsonian wants a beer historian/scholarthe beverage's history and influence on American culture. The work will contri
JOB ALERT: The Smithsonian wants a beer historian/scholar
Mashable / Posted yesterday
the beverage's history and influence on American culture. The work will contribute to related exhibits within the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC, including the Food History Project. It's no quick sip. The job... Read more
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ABC News
The Smithsonian Is Hiring a Beer Historianscholars who know their beer. From America’s earliest days, beer has had a pla
The Smithsonian Is Hiring a Beer Historian
ABC News / Posted yesterday
scholars who know their beer. From America’s earliest days, beer has had a place in cultural history. Now, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History wants to make sure that history is well documented through a new position: official beer... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Smithsonian to hire beer historian(WUSA9) — The Smithsonian has an interesting job listing that's attracting the
Smithsonian to hire beer historian
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
(WUSA9) — The Smithsonian has an interesting job listing that's attracting the attention of a lot of beer lovers. The National Museum of American History wants to hire a beer historian, according to WUSA. That person would dig through library... Read more
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The Register
Calling all hipster... *hic* hip-hip-storians! Craft beer job spottedjob where you’ll get paid handsomely to espouse the wonders of trendy beer. Th
Calling all hipster... *hic* hip-hip-storians! Craft beer job spotted
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
job where you’ll get paid handsomely to espouse the wonders of trendy beer. The Smithsonian Food History project at the National Museum of American History is looking for a professional hipster who can double up as a historian/ scholar. The... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Wanted: One beer historian. ReallyThere are good jobs, and then there are good jobs. Consider this: The Smithson
Wanted: One beer historian. Really
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
There are good jobs, and then there are good jobs. Consider this: The Smithsonian National Museum of American History is going to hire a beer historian. Yes, a beer historian. The position is funded for three years and will "focus and dedicate... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvationexpect to find in the diaries of Civil War soldiers. At least, that's what Jon
If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
expect to find in the diaries of Civil War soldiers. At least, that's what Jon Grinspan, a curator at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, assumed when he began digging through war journals in the nation's Civil War... Read more
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New York Post
Uncovering the rise and fall of the queen of TupperwareWise and Earl Tupper, whose relationship ended in a flurry of lawsuits.Photo: B
Uncovering the rise and fall of the queen of Tupperware
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
Wise and Earl Tupper, whose relationship ended in a flurry of lawsuits.Photo: Brownie Wise Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution When Tupper hired a PR firm to build on the company’s growing... Read more
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Cabot Star-Herald
Youth Tour takes Bartole, Pickard to nation’s capital“Forrest Gump” from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and admiring Dorothy’s ru
Youth Tour takes Bartole, Pickard to nation’s capital
Cabot Star-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
“Forrest Gump” from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and admiring Dorothy’s ruby slippers and First Ladies’ dresses at the National Museum of American History. Pickard recalled the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as a humbling... Read more
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The Washington Times
Pokemon Go on National Mall welcome, but considered inappropriate at sacred sitesin several museums and memorials on the Mall, including the National Archives,
Pokemon Go on National Mall welcome, but considered inappropriate at sacred sites
The Washington Times / Posted 11 days ago
in several museums and memorials on the Mall, including the National Archives, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Museum of American History and even the National World War II Memorial. “[We play] like on the elevator and just... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rare photo series lifts the curtain on America's highest courtGinsburg and Sonia Sotomayor sit on stage as they talk about the role of food i
Rare photo series lifts the curtain on America's highest court
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor sit on stage as they talk about the role of food in the life of the U.S. Supreme Court at the National Museum of American History in Washington Reserved: Name plates mark the spaces reserved for justices' families in... Read more
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The Morning Call
Model train enthusiast keeps Bethlehem Steel exhibit on tracktell the story of how industrialization changed America. The exhibits will incl
Model train enthusiast keeps Bethlehem Steel exhibit on track
The Morning Call / Posted 25 days ago
tell the story of how industrialization changed America. The exhibits will include those on loan from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History as well as artifacts — many local — dedicated to the silk, propane and steelmaking... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Beyond Baroque Hosts Type-In Tomorrowgood guys in reality, and Fire Engine Photo ops • Send-Off Celebration of Loui
Beyond Baroque Hosts Type-In Tomorrow
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
good guys in reality, and Fire Engine Photo ops • Send-Off Celebration of Louise Marler typewriter donation and story to National Museum of American History • Mike Kelley Gallery Art exhibit with a literary theme and visual artists, including:... Read more
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New York Post
A candid look inside the US Supreme CourtSupreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor sit on stage as
A candid look inside the US Supreme Court
New York Post / Posted 1 months ago
Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor sit on stage as they talk about the role of food in the life of the court at the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC, on June 1,... Read more

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