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Border with Motifs and Inscription

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
bobbin lace, Beveren, Mechlin (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 64 1/2 in x 2 7/8 in; 163.83 cm x 7.3025 cm
Object Name:
lace
border
war lace
lace, war lace
Object Type:
lace
Place made:
Belgium
België: Vlaanderen, Beveren
Made during:
1914-1918
Subject:
Lace  Search this
European History  Search this
Cotton  Search this
Related event:
World War I  Search this
Related Publication:
Kellogg, Charlotte (Hoffman). Bobbins of Belgium: A Book of Belgian Lace, Lace-Workers, Lace-Schools and Lace-Villages
Credit Line:
Gift of Vicomtesse de Beughem
ID Number:
TE.T14227
Catalog number:
T14227
Accession number:
273245
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Government, Politics, and Reform
Lace
War Laces
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_623132
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Mythical Motifs Bedcover

Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
lace, bobbin lace, needle lace (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 88 in x 88 in; 223.52 cm x 223.52 cm
each needle lace square: 27 cm x 27 cm; 10 5/8 in x 10 5/8 in
Object Name:
lace
bed cover
quilt top
war lace
lace, war lace
Object Type:
lace
Place made:
Belgium
Made during:
1917
Subject:
Cotton  Search this
Lace  Search this
European History  Search this
Related event:
World War I  Search this
Related Publication:
Kellogg, Charlotte (Hoffman). Bobbins of Belgium: A Book of Belgian Lace, Lace-Workers, Lace-Schools and Lace-Villages
Credit Line:
Gift of Vicomtesse de Beughem
ID Number:
TE.T14502
Catalog number:
T14502
Accession number:
273245
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Government, Politics, and Reform
Lace
War Laces
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_625888
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Black Lives Matter

Physical Description:
cardboard (overall material)
ink (overall material)
handwritten (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 22 in x 14 in; 55.88 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name:
poster, political
Date made:
ca 2017
Subject:
African American  Search this
Reform Movements  Search this
ID Number:
2017.0072.01
Accession number:
2017.0072
Catalog number:
2017.0072.01
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1834114

Campaign Doll, Obama

Depicted (sitter):
Obama, Barack H.  Search this
Physical Description:
red (overall color)
blue (overall color)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
brown (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 18 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 29.21 cm x 46.355 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
doll
Place made:
United States: Arizona
Date made:
2009
Used date:
2008
Subject:
Politics  Search this
Inauguration  Search this
Related event:
Presidential Campaign of 2008  Search this
Credit Line:
Carrie Gustavson
ID Number:
2009.0167.01
Catalog number:
2009.0167.01
Accession number:
2009.0167
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Political History: Political History, Inaugural Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1378347

scarf

Physical Description:
orange (overall color)
knitted (overall production method/technique)
yarn (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 9 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 24.765 cm
Object Name:
scarf
Place made:
United States: Virginia, Alexandria
Associated Place:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
circa 2018-03-20
Date of March for Our Lives:
March 24, 2018
Reason for the March of Our Lives:
February 14, 2018
Walkout organized by Naomi Wadler:
March 14, 2018
Subject:
Protest march  Search this
Girls  Search this
Gun control  Search this
Related event:
March for Our Lives  Search this
Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting  Search this
George Mason Elementary Walkout  Search this
ID Number:
2018.0099.01
Accession number:
2018.0099
Catalog number:
2018.0099.01
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Political History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Clothing & Accessories
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1887924

YORICK, The Bionic Skeleton

Maker:
Mueller, Edward  Search this
Physical Description:
synthetic polymers, plastic and rubber (overall material)
metals, titanium and stainless steel (overall material)
synthetic polyester fiber, dacron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 164 cm x 36.5 cm x 21.5 cm; 64 9/16 in x 14 3/8 in x 8 15/32 in
Object Name:
skeleton
Date made:
1970s-1980s
Subject:
Artificial Organs  Search this
Credit Line:
Food and Drug Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services
ID Number:
2003.0205.01
Accession number:
2003.0205
Catalog number:
2003.0205.01
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Industry & Manufacturing
Science & Mathematics
Health & Medicine
Government, Politics, and Reform
Artificial Hearts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1203675
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1880 - 1895 Commemorative Ribbon Parlor Throw

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, silk, satin, velvet, taffeta, ribbon, cotton (overall material)
thread, silk, cotton, metallic (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 62 in x 44 in; 156 cm x 112 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1880-1895
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Commander Arthur Wallace Dunn, Jr.
ID Number:
TE.T12899
Accession number:
245700
Catalog number:
T12899
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Government, Politics, and Reform
Quilts
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556407
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Thomas Jefferson, The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth, Extracted textually from the Gospels in Greek, Latin, French, & English

Owner:
Jefferson, Thomas  Search this
Maker:
Jefferson, Thomas  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 3/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 1 in; 21.2725 cm x 13.0175 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
book
Date made:
ca 1820
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
ID Number:
PL.158231
Catalog number:
158231
Accession number:
147182
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, Presidential History Collection
Religion
National Treasures exhibit
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
Religion in Early America
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_213626
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Greensboro Lunch Counter

User:
F. W. Woolworth Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall color)
salmon (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 38 in x 15 in x 15 in; 96.52 cm x 38.1 cm x 38.1 cm
Object Name:
stool
Used:
United States: North Carolina, Greensboro
Subject:
Civil Rights Movement  Search this
African American  Search this
Related event:
Greensboro Sit-in  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
ID Number:
1994.0156.01
Catalog number:
1994.0156.01
Accession number:
1994.0156
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
National Treasures exhibit
Government, Politics, and Reform
Food
Exhibition:
Exhibit
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1159229

We Shall Overcome

Associated:
King, Jr., Martin Luther  Search this
Randolph, A. Philip  Search this
Wilkins, Roy  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 9 1/4 in; 27.94 cm x 23.495 cm
Object Name:
Portfolio
Associated place:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated date:
1963 08 28
Subject:
Civil Rights Movement  Search this
African American  Search this
Related event:
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom  Search this
Credit Line:
Reverend Walter Fauntroy
ID Number:
PL.251855.01
Catalog number:
251855.01
Accession number:
251855
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_510355
Additional Online Media:

Caroline Harrison's 1889 Inaugural Gown

Wearer:
Harrison, Caroline Lavinia Scott  Search this
Associated institution:
Logan Silk Company  Search this
Manufacturer:
Logan Silk Company  Search this
Maker:
Ghormley, Robes et Manteaux  Search this
Textile designer:
Williamson, Mary  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
Object Name:
dress
Dress
Place Made:
United States: New York, New York
Associated place:
Unlinked Place
Associated Date:
1889
Subject:
Costume  Search this
First Ladies  Search this
Inauguration  Search this
Related event:
Presidential Inauguration of 1897  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin Harrison McKee and Mrs. Mary McKee Reisinger
ID Number:
PL.044328
Catalog number:
44328
Accession number:
170780
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_523792

Book, The Day They Marched

Depicted:
King, Jr., Martin Luther  Search this
Wilkins, Roy  Search this
Fauntroy, Walter  Search this
Lewis, John  Search this
Randolph, A. Philip  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
multi-color (overall color)
Measurements:
average spatial: 11 in x 8 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
pamphlet
magazine
Occurred:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1963
Subject:
Civil Rights Movement  Search this
Related event:
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Smithsonian Libraries
ID Number:
1989.0603.09
Catalog number:
1989.0603.09
Accession number:
1989.0603
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
The Early Sixties: American Culture
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1061657
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Pamphlet, "Where is Democracy?"

Publisher:
Congress on Racial Equality  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
white, black (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 8 1/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 20.955 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
pamphlet
Subject:
cs  Search this
Protest  Search this
Credit Line:
Sheila Machlis Alexander
ID Number:
1979.0764.47
Catalog number:
1979.0764.47
Accession number:
1979.0764
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, Civil Rights Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1084622
Additional Online Media:

National League of Women Voters Delegate Badge, 1922

Associated institution:
League of Women Voters  Search this
Associated person:
Blackwell, Alice  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (badge materials)
paper (badge materials)
fabric (ribbon materials)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 8.89 cm x 3.81 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
badge
Associated place:
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Associated date:
1922-04-20
Subject:
Women's Suffrage  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the Library of Congress
ID Number:
PL.242991.273
Catalog number:
242991.273
Accession number:
242991
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, Womens History/Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_529850

Presidential Campaign Advertisement, 1920

Associated person:
Harding, Warren G.  Search this
Coolidge, Calvin  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 8 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
broadside
Associated date:
1920-11
Subject:
Women's Suffrage  Search this
Political Campaigns  Search this
Voting Rights  Search this
Reform Movements  Search this
Related Publication:
Needlecraft
ID Number:
1980.0606.139
Accession number:
1980.0606
Catalog number:
1980.0606.139
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, Womens History/Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_540782

Presidential Campaign Advertisement, 1920

Associated person:
Cox, James M.  Search this
Cox, Mrs. James. M.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall materials)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 8 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
broadside
Associated date:
1920-10
Subject:
Women's Suffrage  Search this
Political Campaigns  Search this
Reform Movements  Search this
Voting Rights  Search this
Related Publication:
Ladies' Home Journal
ID Number:
1980.0606.140
Accession number:
1980.0606
Catalog number:
1980.0606.140
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, Womens History/Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Woman Suffrage
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_540783

Pekin County Courthouse Desk

User:
Dirksen, Everett  Search this
Physical Description:
walnut (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 in x 36 1/2 in x 26 1/2 in; 88.9 cm x 92.71 cm x 67.31 cm
Object Name:
desk
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
Mrs. Everett M. Dirksen
ID Number:
PL.290488.11
Accession number:
290488
Catalog number:
290488.11
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_743333

Civil War Draft Wheel

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 ft; 1.8288 m
Object Name:
lottery wheel
Associated date:
1861-1865
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
U.S. War Department
ID Number:
PL.025222
Catalog number:
25222
Accession number:
64127
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Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_516035

Multi-language Polling Place Sign, 2014

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 26 in x 45 in; 66.04 cm x 114.3 cm
Object Name:
sign
Date made:
c 2014-11-04
ID Number:
2015.0077.01
Accession number:
2015.0077
Catalog number:
2015.0077.01
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1757120

poster

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
cream; red; white; blue (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 17 in x 11 in; 43.18 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
poster
Used:
United States: California, San Francisco
Date made:
c 2014-11-04
Associated Date:
c 2014-11-04
Subject:
Election Day  Search this
Elections  Search this
Voting  Search this
Chinese  Search this
ID Number:
2017.3059.03
Catalog number:
2017.3059.03
Nonaccession number:
2017.3059
See more items in:
Political History: Political History, General History Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1757161

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