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America on the Move
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Container Back Story
Container Back Story
Making the Exhibition
Curated by:
Paula Johnson



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When the America on the Move team began exploring the universe of stories that could be told in the exhibition, one that kept surfacing was containerization. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at how the container in the exhibition came to be.
CTA Car 6719—From Scrap to History
CTA Car 6719—From Scrap to History
Making the Exhibition
Curated by:
Bonnie Lilienfeld



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Follow the story of Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) rapid-transit car 6719 from the day it was delivered to the transit agency to the day it was placed in the Smithsonian’s new transportation exhibition, America on the Move.
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