Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

The Workers' Turkey

Like many homes across America, in my home Thanksgiving meant turkey. Lots of turkeys. And employers gave out these big birds as work incentives, to ensure that their working-class employees wouldn't go without this crown jewel on their table.

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How Butterfly Wings Helped a New Collecting Initiative Take Flight

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Ten Objects That Will Help You Understand Latinx History

Photograph for a Coca-Cola ad featuring Selena, 1994. Photo by Al Rendon. (NMAH)

How Do We Remember Selena?

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