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Personal stories are key in telling the story of agricultural innovation

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How many stories have been collected so far? The Agricultural Innovation and Heritage Archive has already collected about 40 stories …

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Crowdsourcing Agricultural History: Announcing the Agricultural Innovation and Heritage Archive

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Today, March 19th, 2013, the National Museum of American History launched a new online initiative that aims to crowdsource the …

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Soybeans and the Panama-Pacific International Exposition

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“China sends tea and preserved ginger and funny nuts . . . [the Panama Pacific International Exposition] lets us know …

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New Survey: Which object would you like to learn more about?

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In our ongoing commitment to “learn in public,” our exhibition team has been seeking public participation in the development of …

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Steve Striffler’s Chicken:The Dangerous Transformation of America’s Favorite Food

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Editor’s note: In our “What We’re Reading” series, team members profile books, blogs, and other media that have contributed to …

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Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life

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Editor’s note: In our “What We’re Reading” series, team members profile books, blogs, and other media that have contributed to …

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Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma

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Editor’s note: In our “What We’re Reading” series, team members profile books, blogs, and other media that have contributed to …

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Reviled and Revered

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Editor’s Note: This post is the second in a two-part series. During my research trip to Iowa, I discovered that …

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Iowa bound

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As Chair of the museum’s Division of Work and Industry I don’t get out much. I mostly read books on …

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