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The Artist at War

Soldiers under a camouflage net

During World War I, painters, muralists, sculptors, and architects worked to provide camouflage for troops. More

“Written by Walt Whitman, a friend”

Excerpt from letter saying

An ailing Civil War soldier's letter found in a pension file was actually penned by Walt Whitman. More

The Lighter Side of the Universal Newsreel Collection

Hats and hat boxes

While documenting the major stories of its era, the Universal Newsreel collection also chronicled the lives of ordinary citizens, their fads and fashions, the heroic and the ridiculous. More

Events

Events

September 24, 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT - Online
The Constitution Rules! For Grades K–2

September 25, 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EDT - Online
Virtual Pajama Party Program with Winifred Conkling and Sylvia Mendez

September 28, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT - Online
Here Rests in Honored Glory: Records Related to Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown, Pt 2

September 29, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT - Online
The Illimitable Freedom of the Human Mind: Thomas Jefferson’s Idea of a University

September 29, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CDT - Online
National History Day in Missouri Webinar Part Two

October 6, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EDT - Online
To Address My Friend: African Americans' Letters to Abraham Lincoln

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