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In the collections of the Kansas History Museum is a placard plucked from a bleak era in our nation’s past. Printed on its face is a single word that in the early 20th century foretold a death sentence … “influenza.”
6425 Southwest 6th Ave
Topeka, KS 66615
At the Lilydale Museum in upstate New York is an elaborate tapestry that was embroidered by a young blind woman who baffled both scientists and spiritualists alike.
5 Melrose Park
Lily Dale, NY 14752
At the Los Angeles Police Historical Society are relics from some of the city’s most heinous crimes … including an unusually heavy, handmade garment that was involved in one of the most notorious shootouts in US history.
6045 York Blvd
LA, CA 90042
Among the wonders of engineering that make up the collections of the MIT Museum is a small electrical device. The world’s first wearable computer, it was conceived in 1961 by 2 mathematical geniuses to try to predict the game of roulette.
Building N52 265 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
Hidden away in the archives of the Museum of the City of New York, is an elegant ebony and sterling silver trowel. How was this delicate souvenir linked to an unparalleled disaster that encased a burning building in ice?
1220 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10029
On display at the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History, is an orange nosecone designed as a prototype to fit inside the head of a regulation US military missile.
1400 Constitution Ave NW
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