Nearly every genre of music, from every walk of life, from 10,000 B.C. to the present can be found.
Explore hundreds of free, innovative online resources for teaching and learning American history.
Secretary Skorton leads a vibrant conversation about the role of immigrants in our nation.
Smithsonian’s Recovering Voices initiative promotes the documentation and revitalization of the world’s endangered languages and the knowledge preserved in them.
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Open up these seasonal greetings from across the institution. More than a century of holiday cards in the Smithsonian collections.
This holiday music sampler from the Smithsonian Folkways collection includes 56 songs from 24 nations on an interactive map.
Nearly gone from the Caribbean in the years following 1492, native culture and heritage thrives today.
Turn back the clock to the Jazz Age with objects from our collections.
Official mascot of the 102nd Infantry, 26th "Yankee" Division, and the first dog to be given rank in the U.S. Armed Forces.
From vintage to high-tech, there's something for every child (and child at heart) in our collections.
Extraordinary objects, including the original recording of "This Land Is Your Land," tell the story of a record label unlike any other.
Pioneering women, including Grace Murray Hopper, developer of the first English-language data processing language.
Put on your boogie shoes and take a tour through 1978 in the collections.
A look back at 1968, a tumultuous year marked by political and cultural change.
The year saw the end of the Great War along with new technologies put to use at home and on the battlefield.