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National Museum of American History

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Smithsonian To Open New Chronology Of U.S. History

Dorothy’s ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” have a new home with a diverse set of artifacts in a new timeline of American history that includes a piece of Plymouth Rock, a slave ship manifest, Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone and Kermit the Frog at the Smithsonian Institution.

04/11/2012

Judy Garland

Ruby Slippers From ‘Wizard Of Oz’ To Be Conserved

Dorothy’s ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz” are being removed from a Smithsonian exhibit to be conserved.

02/18/2012

Smithsonian Museums

First Ladies Gowns Return to Smithsonian Display

First ladies’ gowns and other objects are returning to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in a new exhibit.

11/18/2011

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Head Of Smithsonian’s Business Unit To Step Down

The president of the Smithsonian Institution’s profit-making arm has announced he will step down from the unit that oversees the media, retail and licensing functions of the museum complex.

11/03/2011

Smithsonian Museums

Smithsonian Names Acting History Museum Director

A historian and former director of the National Portrait Gallery is returning to the Smithsonian Institution to serve as acting director of the National Museum of American History.

07/13/2011

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