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Thinking About "The Way We Worked"

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In this short course, you'll learn about topics that inspired the traveling exhibition "The Way We Worked," produced by Museum on Main Street at the Smithsonian. 

This training module was created by the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street program, a part of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, in conjunction with the MuseWeb Foundation.

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Langston Hughes

National Portrait Gallery

Primitive Coal Mine

Smithsonian American Art Museum

US Navy dress jumper worn by Lorenzo DuFau on USS Mason

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Fire Helmet, "Hancock"

National Museum of American History

Tulip Town Market, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, July 4, 1945

National Archives and Records Administration

Switchboard operators direct overseas calls, December 1943

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Women's Bureau

Worker on a "five-yard dipper" during construction of Grand Coulee Dam, Washington, April 1936

National Archives--Rocky Mountain Region (Denver, Colorado), Records of the Bureau of Reclamation

The Farm

Smithsonian American Art Museum

1926 Ford Model T roadster

National Museum of American History

Vaccinating Braceros

National Museum of American History

Submarine builder at Electric Boat Company, Groton, Connecticut, by Fenno Jacobs, August 1943.

National Archives and Records Administration, General Records of the U.S. Navy

Nurse's uniform apron worn by Pauline Brown Payne

National Museum of African American History and Culture