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Read the first-hand perspectives from the staff who preserve and document the history of the visual arts in America.
Archivist Rihoko Ueno examines the friendship of Miné Okubo and Kay Sekimachi through their letters.
April 22, 2016 | Guest AuthorsDanielle Shapiro, author of the first biography of John Vassos, looks at the industrial designer’s innovations in television design.
December 14, 2015 | Guest AuthorsGuest author Sally Stokes looks at the home movies artist Hildreth Meière made of murals at the 1939–1940 New York World’s Fair.
Blogs across the Smithsonian will give an inside look at the Institution’s archival collections and practices during a month long blog-a-thon in celebration of October’s American Archives Month.
With Halloween fast approaching, digital projects librarian Bettina Smith offers up some suggestions for easy DIY costumes inspired by the Archives’ collections.