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The story of the Smithsonian Institution

R. Conrad Stein

The story of the Smithsonian Institution

by R. Conrad Stein

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Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smithsonian Institution -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Smithsonian Institution.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the contents of the 13 separate buildings of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, the activities of this institution, and its mysterious origins.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby R. Conrad Stein ; illustrated by Richard Wahl.
    SeriesCornerstones of freedom
    ContributionsWahl, Richard, 1939-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ11.S8 S89
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4409552M
    ISBN 100516046357
    LC Control Number79012902
    OCLC/WorldCa4933818

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    The New American Cooking. by Joan Nathan. Joan Nathan, guest curator of the Food Culture USA program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, shares years of fieldwork in communities across the United the Festival program, the book explores the increased diversity of American food over the last forty years. America on the Move explores the role of transportation in American history. Visit communities wrestling with the changes that new transportation networks brought. See cities change, suburbs expand, and farms and factories become part of regional, national, and international economies. Meet people as they travel for work and pleasure, and as they move to new homes.

    A Charlie Parker alto sax. The original patent model for the Singer sewing machine. Aro specimens of bees. All of these live in the archives of the Smithsonian Institution, the sprawling.   A clever "museum-based" book is Gore Vidal's novel, The Smithsonian Institution. In this fictional invention, set in , Vidal imagines a Smithsonian where the exhibits come to life each day at closing time, and where the museum staff is working with the exhibit characters and real-life scientists, such as Oppenheimer and Einstein, to develop the atomic bomb.4/5(5).


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