Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Why This Monument Offers Some Humanity to the Tragedy of the Salem Witch Trials

Now, 330 years after the executions, visitors to this seaside city will find a simple, peaceful memorial next to an aged colonial graveyard

This illustration shows Lady Liberty over the states that had adopted suffrage, in white.

A Glimpse Into New Mexico’s Suffrage Movement

Two civilians look at a poster featuring the face of Martin Luther King Jr., his head depicted beneath the words 'Nonviolence... Our Most Potent Weapon.'

MLK's Unswerving Commitment to Nonviolent Activism