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Author Peterson, Megan Cooley, author.

Title The National Museum of American History / by Megan Cooley Peterson.

Publication Info. North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 069.0975 PET    Available
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Description 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Series Smithsonian field trips
Smithsonian (Capstone Press)
Smithsonian field trips.
Smithsonian (Capstone Press).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Treasures at the museum -- Civil War diary -- Calling the future -- Medical salves and cure-alls -- Ice cream and the refrigerator -- Greensboro lunch counter -- Clamshell currency -- Thomas Jefferson's portable desk -- Artificial body parts -- Cher Ami -- Thomas Edison's light bulb -- Presidential top hat -- Apple II computer.
Summary What do Abraham Lincoln's hat, a violin used as a journal, and an Apple II personal computer all have in common? They are some of the amazing artifacts on display at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Take a tour through the museum's collections. Engaging text, graphs, maps, and colorful images help readers discover the stories behind some of America's most treasured pieces of history.
Subject National Museum of American History (U.S.) -- Juvenile literature.
National Museum of American History (U.S.).
ISBN 9781515779766 (library binding)
9781515779889 (pbk.)

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