Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

MUM’s the Word: Milestone Menstruation Collection Chronicles Women’s Health

Smithsonian Marks World-Wide Menstrual Hygiene Day May 28 With New Acquisition Announcement

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?


Meet the Titans of Jazz


Ella at the Gala

Portrait of Madam C. J. Walker, taken in 1915.

How Madam C.J. Walker Changed Philanthropy

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Ten Objects That Will Help You Understand Latinx History

Robert Abbe's hourglass (NMAH)

Curing Cancer with a Single Gram of Radium