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American Racing: A Diversity of Innovation
Curated by W. Withuhn and A. Marsh
American auto racing has a century-long history of grass-roots invention. From an American-European rivalry to uniquely American forms of racing, the history of racing includes business interests, enthusiastic fans, and alternative competitions.
Exhibiting Transportation at the Smithsonian
Curated by Steven Lubar
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 ...
Music and Mobility
Curated by Janet Davidson
The National Museum of American Historys Archives Center has a wonderful and extensive collection of sheet music. This tour shows you just a small sample of the sheet music that has a transportation theme.
Curated by Michael Harrison
The Smithsonians maritime collections contain many objects relating to the steamship
, the largest American passenger ship of the 1920s and 1930s.
Objects can lead you to some interesting stories. Read and see where and how this toy-like locomotive was used.
Creating an 1890s Orchard in a Museum
Come behind the scenes and see the thinking that goes into making a museum setting come to life.
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