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Transatlantic Souvenirs
Transatlantic Souvenirs
Arts and Leisure
Curated by:
Michael Harrison



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The Smithsonian’s maritime collections contain many objects relating to the steamship Leviathan, the largest American passenger ship of the 1920s and 1930s.
How Did You Do It? Moving the 1401 into the Museum
How Did You Do It? Moving the 1401 into the Museum
Making the Exhibition
Curated by:
Susan Tolbert



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In 1961, the Museum acquired its heaviest object ever. See how the Southern Railway locomotive 1401 was moved into the Museum.
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