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Some amazing people have left their jackets at the Smithsonian.
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Smithsonian Gardens’ Horticulturists demonstrate how to decorate a festive evergreen wreath.
This holiday music sampler from the Smithsonian Folkways collection includes 56 songs from 24 nations.
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This Technics brand turntable was used by hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash. Discover more hip-hop items in the Smithsonian's collections.
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Along with the Ruby Slippers, the Smithsonian has some fabulous footwear in the collections.
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