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Highlights Collection: Memorials History

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Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Smithsonian Institution Archives

James Smithson Memorial Plaque

Smithsonian Archives - History Div

Fgt. Of Tombstone

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Commemorative head of a king

National Museum of African Art

Adams Memorial

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Painting No. 47, Berlin

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Stevenson Memorial

Smithsonian American Art Museum

1842 Nancy Ward Butler's "Tombstone" Quilt

National Museum of American History

Memorial Sampler for Rev. Samuel Hopkins

National Museum of American History

Teeny Duchamp letter to Joseph Cornell

Archives of American Art

Memory Vessel with Commemorative Objects

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Memory Bottle with Harmonica and Razor

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Cape Kennedy: View of Launch Pads

National Air and Space Museum

[John F. Kennedy Library magnet]

Anacostia Community Museum