Virtual Museum Tours starting with The Story of Jackie Robinson

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Museums have numerous displays of historical clothing that have been restored by museum cureators. Museum Textile Services has an example of a baseball uniform.  To see some of these garments online go to Museum of African American History and their exhibit “The Color of Baseball in Boston”.  http://www.afroammuseum.org/exhibits.htm

With the release of the Jackie Robinson movie “42” the :Screening of Jackie Robinson movie, ’42,’ to benefit Negro Leagues Baseball … – MassLive.com


Philadelphia InquirerScreening of Jackie Robinson movie, ’42,’ to benefit Negro Leagues Baseball …MassLive.comProceeds will benefit the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, museum president Bob Kendrick said. Although the story of Robinson …

These two museums are just the beginning of the museum treasurers that can be found online!  

The National Museum of the American Indian – The Youngest Prisoners – General Nelson A. Miles’s …

http://blog.nmai.si.edu/36m ago

To illustrate his article, “The Apache Wars in Apache Words,” Mr Haozous selected two photographs from the museum‘s Photo Archives collection. Significantly, General Nelson A Miles owned these and other Apache War photographs in the collection.

You all are invited to contribute your story in the Agricultural Innovation and Heritage Archive.  Simply go to read other stories and learn how to contribute your own story:O Say Can You See – is a blog produced by the National Museum of American …

http://blog.americanhistory.si.edu/11h ago

Personal stories are key in telling the story of agricultural innovation. American agriculture has changed dramatically since World War II, impacting many aspects of American life. Curator Peter Liebhold has been collecting stories from individuals to help document this change.

I have bookmarked the American History Blog so I can check back occasionally to read more interesting stories about my neighbors and friends I would like to meet.




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