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Smithsonian Adds LGBT History to Museum Collection

By Brett Zongker | Tuesday Aug 19, 2014
Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV show "Will and Grace."

Marian Anderson’s Concert Dress Goes on View in DC

By Brett Zongker | Friday Apr 11, 2014
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.

A Lincoln-Inspired Visit to Washington DC

By Beth J. Harpaz | Tuesday Feb 12, 2013
Today President Abraham Lincoln would have been 204 years old. Whether you’re interested in Lincoln the president or "Lincoln" the movie, Washington is a thrilling destination to discover one of our country’s most iconic figures.
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