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September 25, 1967, Carlotta Walls, the youngest of the nine students to desegregate Little Rock Central High School, wore this matching skirt and blouse.
On September 25, 1981, Sandra Day O'Connor was sworn in as 1st woman Justice of the Supreme Court.
Some amazing people have left their jackets at the Smithsonian.
The Anacostia Community Museum renews its mission to convene conversations about community life in a contemporary society.
A new study shows that parasites are facing major extinctions, and museum natural history collections hold the key to research.
Discover women writers who have made a mark on American history and culture.
Scientists determine the world’s most indestructible species will survive until the Sun dies.
Now a half-century ago, a look back at 1967 from the "Summer of Love" to the "Long Hot Summer" to the escalating war in Vietnam.
A gift from France in 1886, Lady Liberty in our collections and across America.
Learn about Bird Friendly coffee, an initiative spearheaded by the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center.
Any old way you choose it, for many, it's got to be rock and roll music.
Could UV light be one of the matches that gets life as we know it to ignite?
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