Arts and Leisure
Immigration and Migration
Making the Exhibition
Work and Industry
A Nation of Immigrants: Latino Stories
Curated by Peter Liebhold
While in the year 2000 Latinos were the largest ethnic minority in the United States, their experiences are by no means the same. Explore stories of Latino immigration and migration and see some of the complexities of immigration.
Curated by Susan Tolbert
Objects can lead you to some interesting stories. Read and see where and how this toy-like locomotive was used.
Transportation History Videos
Curated by AOTM Team
Videos from the
America on the Move
exhibition provide an overview of Americas transportation history.
Working on the Ocean Liner
Curated by Michael Harrison
The ocean liner
was one of the largest and most popularly recognizable passenger ships on the Atlantic in the 1920s. Like all ocean liners, the ship was at once a complex and powerful machine as well as a socially stratified ...
American Railroads in the 20th Century
A brief history of the last century and more of American railroads, from the early locomotives from the mid-1800s to today's fast passenger trains.
How Did You Do It? Moving the 1401 into the Museum
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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