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Words on Things
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Curated by:
Steven Lubar



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The objects around us—transportation artifacts as well as many others—have words on them. We’re so used to this that we hardly even notice. But take a closer look at what objects say, and why.
Exhibiting Transportation at the Smithsonian
Exhibiting Transportation at the Smithsonian
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Curated by:
Steven Lubar



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The Smithsonian began collecting artifacts of transportation history in the 1880s, and has continued to do so ever since. Transportation has played a special role in the Smithsonian’s technological collections ...
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