In honor of George Washington’s Birthday and President’s Day, we’d like to highlight this charming little history of our Nation’s Capital, which pays special attention to the White House.
This unique copy of Theodore Roosevelt’s African game trails Scrapbook is stuffed to the gills with newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, letters, invitations, and miscellaneous ephemera from the early 1900s, attached to the pages of the text.
The scientific names assigned to animals often have intriguing origins, which can be revealed more »
The Cooper-Hewitt Library is celebrating the release of Shedding Light on New York: Edward more »
The Smithsonian joins the Flickr Commons project on June 16! The Smithsonian Libraries provided more »
Recto: Abraham Woodside (born Philadelphia, PA, 1819; died Philadelphia, PA,1853) Verso: Carte-de-visite photographer: H. more »