Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Alexia MacClain

Alexia MacClain is a Library Technician at the National Museum of American History Library. She began working for Smithsonian Libraries and Archives on the trade literature inventory project in 2005. In 2007, Alexia moved on to her current position as Library Technician. She continues to work with the Trade Literature Collection in addition to handling other library duties including interlibrary loan. Alexia holds a B.A. in Historic Preservation from Mary Washington College.

Cooking Up Oven Innovations in the 1860s

As we prepare to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, we're thankful that appliances have come a long way since these models from 1866