Chris Haslam gives a skateboarding demonstration at Innoskate 2013 in front of the National Museum of American History. Image courtesy Innoskate.
Credit: “Harriet Beecher Stowe” by Alanson Fisher, oil on canvas, 1853. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution (L). “Congressman John Lewis” by Michael Shane Neal, oil on linen, 2020. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. Gift of Jeffery and Cindy Loring in memory of Congressman John Lewis. Copyright: Michael Shane Neal (R).
Sister Gertrude Morgan, Fan, ca. 1970, paint and ink on card, Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Margaret Z. Robson Collection, Gift of John E. and Douglas O. Robson, 2016.38.43R-V.
Credit: Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
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
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