Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

How the Magnavox Odyssey Predicted the Future of Video Games

The first home video game system had a lot of the right ideas, just not at the right time

Three cards where visitors left handwritten messages invoking girl power. One card reads: “you think we're not good enough but we're just to [sic] good for you, girl power.”

What Does 'Girl Power' Really Mean?

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Meet the Titans of Jazz

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Ella at the Gala

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Conserving Pieces of the History of Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Ten Objects That Will Help You Understand Latinx History

R2-D2 droid costume featured in the movie

Why Isn't My Favorite Artifact on Display?

The Story Behind the Iconic Photo of Gay Dads Kissing

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

How Do We Remember Selena?