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Smithsonian Libraries Gov Docs/Exhibit: The Making of a Homemaker Sustaining a home and healthy family was a full time job for middle class women in late nineteenth century America. To almost all, a comprehensive domestic guidebook could be indispensable. These books were primarily aimed at the middle and upper class female, who saw keeping a healthy and happy home her role in life. Not only did they detail the day-to-day activities of a homemaker, but also prescribed the appropriate moral…

Smithsonian Libraries Gov Docs/Exhibit: The Making of a Homemaker Sustaining a home and healthy family was a full time job for middle class women in late nineteenth century America. To almost all, a comprehensive domestic guidebook could be indispensable. These books were primarily aimed at the middle and upper class female, who saw keeping a healthy and happy home her role in life. Not only did they detail the day-to-day activities of a homemaker, but also prescribed the appropriate moral…

Obituary of John Adams, July 4, 1826  Jefferson and Adams died on the same day...Independence Day.

Obituary of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, July 1826 Jefferson and Adams died on the same day.Our Independence Day!

Smithsonian Education: Heritage Teaching Resources,  Black History Teaching Resources: Explore a variety of lessons including art, music, pioneer aviators, and history and culture.  Learn more @ http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/resource_library/african_american_resources.html [1/28/14]

The Smithsonian offers teaching resources for Black History Month, such as "The Art and Life of William H. Johnson" and "The Blues and Langston Hughes.

Introduction to International Development: Approaches, Actors, and Issues

Introduction to International Development: Approaches, Actors, and Issues / Edition 2

The Paperback of the Introduction to International Development: Approaches, Actors, and Issues by Paul Haslam, Jessica Shafer, Pierre Beaudet

Casual, fitted, clean lines.  Image result for Sheryl Sandberg fashion

Casual, fitted, clean lines. Image result for Sheryl Sandberg fashion

Mrs. Chester Alan Arthur, from the portfolio "Portraiture", ca. 1975, Edwin Gledhill, gelatin silver print, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts, 1983.63.611

Chester Alan Arthur, from the portfolio "Portraiture" by Edwin Gledhill / American Art

Hoop Skirt, c. 1870 Crinoline (undergarment – hoop skirt): a series of either whalebone or steel hoops were sewn into a fabric skirt to make a hoop skirt.

Hoop Skirt, c. 1870 Caged crinoline, also known as a hoop skirt, was the most distinctive silhouette of the late century. This photo shows a hoop skirt, named because of its series of concentric.

Smithsonian Folkways - Ballads of the War of 1812, 1791-1836 - Wallace House

Ballads of the War of 1812, 1791-1836

Wallace House - Ballads of the War of 1812

USA.Gov is a clearinghouse of links to record-finding aids such as Naturalization Records, Land Ownership Records and other Federal documents.

Gov is a clearinghouse of links to record-finding aids such as Naturalization Records, Land Ownership Records and other Federal documents

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