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Stories with organization: National Museum of American History
  • DC museums look to movies to expand their audience 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:19 am
  • WASHINGTON - Film props and iconic pop-culture artifacts have drawn audiences to exhibits for years, but some area museums are going a step further, linking collections with new movie releases to tell real-life stories or capitalize on audience interest.

  • Marian Anderson's concert dress goes on view in DC 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:11 pm
  • WASHINGTON - For the first time, the dress Marian Anderson wore to sing at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago after being denied access to a Washington concert hall because she was black, is going on display at the Smithsonian.

  • Coltrane's sax joins Smithsonian jazz collection 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 4:57 pm
  • WASHINGTON - One of John Coltrane's tenor saxophones is joining the jazz collection at the Smithsonian.