Credit: Claudio Contreras-Koob / International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP)
Credit: Smithsonian Institution
Gym Suit uniform worn at Alhambra High School. Credit: National Museum of American History.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe performs at the 1967 Newport Folk Festival. Photo by Diana Jo Davies. Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the “Godmother of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” rose to prominence in the 1930s as a pioneer of mixing “secular sounds,” such as electric guitar, with sacred lyrics.
A whooping crane chick hatched May 26 at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Front Royal, Virginia. Photo credit: Chris Crowe, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Septima Poinsette Clark by Brian Lanker, gelatin silver print, 1987. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Partial gift of Lynda Lanker, and museum purchase with the support of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, Agnes Gund, Kate Kelly and George Schweitzer, Lyndon J. Barrois and Janine Sherman Barrois, and Mark and Cindy Aron. Copyright Brian Lanker Archive.
Molina Family Latino Gallery. Credit: Tony Powell
Diver Nestor Ortiz of CONICET beside an experiment in Puerto Madryn, Argentina. Ortiz is adjacent to a panel open to predators. Panels contained within cages to exclude predators hang suspended in the background. Credit: Nicolas Battini, CONICET
Credit: Tiffany E. Barber. Photo by Jawara King
"Great American Diamonds" displays several of the largest and finest diamonds ever discovered in the United States, including the Freedom Diamond (second from left) and the Uncle Sam Diamond (third from left). Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.
Courtesy of Artlab
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Scurlock family
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