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National Museum of Health & Medicine Guide to the Collections 2009 By Michael Rhode
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An overview of the holdings of the five main departments of the National Museum of Health and Medicine (previously the Army Medical Museum and the Armed Forces Medical Museum), located around... More > Washington, DC. Includes a basic listing of the major collections in the archives, anatomical, historical, neuroanatomical and embryological departments. A record will look like this sample: OHA 25 Curatorial Records: Smithsonian Correspondence, 1867-1887 .5 cubic foot, 1 box. Finding aid available, arranged, inactive, unrestricted. Incoming correspondence, mostly from Smithsonian Secretaries Joseph Henry and Spencer Baird, relating primarily to the exchange of specimens between the Museum and the Smithsonian. George A. Otis, D.L. Huntington, and John S. Billings were curators of the Museum during this time. See Museum Records: Accession Records and Curatorial Records: Letterbooks of the Curators for related correspondence. Sold for the cost of printing.< Less
Ten Billion Years to Armageddon. A novel dedicated to the future of mankind. By Herman Francis, Joy Angelyn
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Ten Billion Years to Armageddon is a masterpiece novel,a timeless conflict spanning history from the dawn of time,to the here and now,catching glimpses of man's future on planet earth and... More > beyond.Authors Herman and Joya move their characters through a scenario in which the search for Truth and answers about the universe are the central themes.At the same time the main characters are planning to fleece 2 casinos simultaneously.Herman finished his manuscript in 1978,he was talking in his original manuscript about;the Avatar,a Dear John letter and Kingdom of Heaven long before Hollywood tycoons did.His novel can be classified as futuristic realism or fictional fantasy.He left the partly unfinished manuscript to his daughter Joya to complete,when he passed on in 2010.So the book became actually a cowritten work between father and daughter.Joya taking the development of the heist story mainly into account and the book adaption.'I proudly present today;TBYA;the book denied to the public for more than 30 years.' JoyA< Less
Experiencing American History : DC Edition By Ellie Abadie, Melanie Miller
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This student workbook was designed, researched and written by veteran teachers who wanted a student-friendly and historically accurate guide to Washington, D.C. appropriate to the eighth grade... More > reading level and supportive of the SS curriculum. Use Experiencing American History: Student Guide to Washington, D.C. and Surrounding Landmarks in the SS classroom for pre and post instruction for Washington, D.C. trip experiences or virtual classroom field trips; student engagement with primary and secondary sources; and as a guided student reflection through the scrapbook writing activities.< Less
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Home of America's Heroes By George Frangoulis
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Home of America's Heroes: This is a comprehensive album of America's capitol city, Washington, D.C. See its many sites, its museums, its memorials. Discover the Lincoln Memorial and... More > gaze into Abe's magnificent stone visage. Explore the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, the place where Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his historic speech. Experience all the wonders of America's home of its most notable heroes.< Less
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Home of America's Heroes By George Frangoulis
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WASHINGTON, D.C.: This is a comprehensive album of America's capitol city, Washington, D.C. See its many sites, its museums, its memorials. Discover the Lincoln Memorial and gaze into Abe's... More > magnificent stone visage. Explore the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, the place where Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his historic speech. Experience all the wonders of America's home of its most notable heroes.< Less
Manifesto - The Tao of Jiba Molei Anderson (Deluxe Edition) By Jiba Anderson
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He is a writer, illustrator, designer and educator. He has been nominated for the Glyph Award and his work is in The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art. Now, Jiba Molei Anderson, creator of... More > The Horsemen, shares his work and his thoughts on illustration, design, writing, and the philosophy behind it all in this visual and educational retrospective of his career.< Less
Thomas Dewing: 70 Masterpieces By Maria Tsaneva
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Thomas Wilmer Dewing (1851 – 1938) was an American painter working at the turn of the 20th century. He was a founding member of the Ten American Painters and taught at the Art Students League... More > of New York. The Art Museum at the Smithsonian Institution has a room dedicated to his works. Dewing is best known for his tonalist paintings, a genre of American art that was rooted in English Aestheticism. Dewing's preferred vehicle of artistic expression is the refined, aristocratic female figure situated in a moody and dreamlike surrounding. Often seated playing instruments, writing letters, or simply communicating with one another, Dewing's sensitively portrayed figures have a detachment from the viewer that keeps the spectator a remote witness to the scene rather than a participant. His works are in private collections and museums in the United States. At the Freer Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, a room is devoted to Dewing's paintings.< Less
BuNos! Disposition of World War II USN, USMC and USCG Aircraft Listed by Bureau Number By Douglas E. Campbell
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After thousands of hours of research and data entry over a 35-year period, the information on the disposition of some 25,000 US Navy, US Marine Corps and US Coast Guard aircraft needs to be... More > published. These aircraft mainly represent those lost during World War II but it also contains aircraft built before and during WWII that were disposed of after WWII - lost during the Korean War, sold to private investors, currently located in museums and even some still as “gate guards” across the US. Help with my research was from archival information provided primarily by the U.S. Navy’s History and Heritage Command, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Smithsonian’s National Air & Space Museum, and Joe Baugher who keeps a website of military aircraft Bureau Numbers and serial numbers as up-to-date as humanly possible.< Less
"Paragons of Cultural Identity, Special Edition" By Neil Farkas
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"Paragons of Cultural Identity, Special Edition," a new hard cover, case wrapped book, by American artist and author, Neil J. Farkas, www.neiljfarkas.com. This book, 8.5 x 11 inches,... More > contains 25 new color plates of Americana (see, key words). Farkas is known for the technique, "photo-synthesis," by which an image is re-composed of thousands of other images and photographs. Work by Neil Farkas can be found in over 60 museums, historical societies, and libraries, throughout the United States, including the National Museum of American History (Smithsonian, Washington, DC) and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Copperstown, New York. For other books and works of art by Neil Farkas, please visit www.morrisberg.net and www.moeberg.co.< Less
Under Sail in the Western Med By Laurie King
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Illustrated travel journal (68 pages) from Mediterranean voyage aboard the elegant tallship Sea Cloud to Sicily, Malta, Tunisia, Mallorca, and Spain; trip sponsored by Smithsonian Journeys and... More > American Museum of Natural History Expeditions. Reader comments: "We love the work you did on the Sea Cloud trip" "... magnificent job! I have seen other cruise journals in the Navy (done by Navy journalists, with professional help) and a rather excellent journal of a trip we took to China, but never anything so nicely done, so well illustrated, and so well researched, as this one."< Less