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Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery

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Integrate Reading & Social Studies

Explore over 20 themes through books and related K-4 activities

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Featured Artifact

Cuban Rumba Dress

This is a Bata Cubana, or Cuban Rumba dress, donated to the Smithsonian by Celia Cruz, the great Cuban salsa singer in 1997. An adaptation of the traditional Cuban rumba...

Plan Your VisitView of the Building Exterior

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