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“Many Voices: One Nation” Brings Together Diverse Storytelling with Collaboration of Local Institutions

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Many Voices: One Nation, which opened at the National Museum of American History on June 28, 2017, aims to explore the questions of equality, belonging, and freedom that are encompassed by E Pluribus Unum. From past to present it unpacks how individuals have negotiated their place in the community and how that activity – in […]

Crowds Surge for HSW-Smithsonian Treasures Program

Crowds Surge for HSW-Smithsonian Treasures Program

On November 8th and 9th, the Historical Society and the Smithsonian Institution hosted  “Save Our African American Treasures,” a program initiative of the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). While the final tally isn’t yet available, estimates indicate that at least five hundred people turned out for the two-day event. The “Save […]

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Policewoman directs traffic at 7th St. and Massachusetts Ave. NW, ca. 1918. Photo by Zaccheus Spratt. (ZSI 132A)