Smithsonian Institution

Our Bright Young Librarians series continues today with Allie Alvis of Smithsonian Lib
No matter how you feel about today's inauguration, take heart and consider the first swearing-in ceremony of America's sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln.
There is at least one good story coming out of Washington, D.C.
Two new books take the study of American material culture to the masses by highlighting the country's iconic objects--a fragment of Plymouth rock, a presidential button, a soldier's footlocker--and us