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View Resource History Center Digital Collections

The Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society has created these remarkable digital collections to celebrate the unique history of this corner of Indiana. First-time visitors can explore the About mDON area to get a nice overview of its work, while the Search feature allows visitors to look over collections by historical period, title, and interpretive theme. Some thematic collections include...

View Resource Howard Hughes Medical Institute: BioInteractive Virtual Labs

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has created this remarkable set of virtual laboratory activities for scholars of all ages. Designed as part of its BioInteractive series, the labs cover bacterial identification, cardiology, immunology, and even stickleback fish evolution. Each one of the labs has a tutorial, along with a set of activities designed to help scientists learn more about the...

View Resource The Woman's Building

In the 1970s, the Woman's Building in Los Angeles was a pivotal locus of activity for the feminist art movement. This website brings that history to life, providing information about its history, programs, projects, and the women behind the vision. A great place to start is with the History section which details the history of this important structure from its opening in 1973. Visitors will also...

View Resource Worth/Mainbocher: Demystifying the Haute Couture

Travel through over 100 years of fashion in this exhibition from the Museum of the City of New York. Images of 119 garments produced by two design houses: Worth, the Paris studio of Englishman Charles Frederick Worth, and Mainbocher, founded by Main Rousseau Bocher, who was born in Chicago, are arranged on a timeline stretching from 1860 - 1967. Biographies of both designers can be read on the...

View Resource Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art

This fine site from the Smithsonian American Art Museum "presents the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since the mid-twentieth century.? It's an ambitious undertaking and it is meant to complement an in situ exhibit held at the museum from December 2013 through March 2014. The exhibition presents works in all media by over 70 contemporary artists and visitors c...


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