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Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
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Phil Collins gives vast Alamo collection to Texas

Phil Collins gives vast Alamo collection to Texas | Cultural History |
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — British pop star Phil Collins on Tuesday handed over his vast collection of artifacts related to the Battle of the Alamo and the Texas Revolution to the state of Texas.

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Scott Liscomb's curator insight, October 28, 2014 9:59 PM

"Look Through My Eyes", says Phil Collins to the State of Texas!

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Seriously Amazing Objects: Legends

Seriously Amazing Objects: Legends | Cultural History |
There are some Seriously Amazing Objects in the Smithsonian. Learn more about Abe Lincoln's shawl, Muhammad Ali's boxing robe, and the haunting photos of Titanic survivors taken after their rescue.

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Trainee Tuesday: Researching to help us Remember | The National Archives blog

Trainee Tuesday: Researching to help us Remember | The National Archives blog | Cultural History |

[T]he project I am currently working on, identifying and researching the First World War collections that we hold, is the one that has most inspired me and captured my interest. From a collection of poems and illustrations made by soldiers whilst they were being treated in Bradford War Hospital, to official minutes from the meetings of Otley’s Belgian Refugee Committee, to personal letters and diaries giving an insight into what life was like during 1914-1918 both at home and at the front; the collections are vast and draw on personal experiences as well as official documentation issued at the time.

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History personalized through letters and objects.

Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, November 26, 2013 8:27 AM

History personalized through letters and objects.

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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice.
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