Smithsonian's African American History Museum Acquires Emmett Till Casket

Smithsonian's African American History Museum Acquires Emmett Till Casket

Emmett Till's family has donated his original casket, found rusting in a shack at an Illinois cemetery, to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, set to open in The anniversary of his murder is Friday.

Visit the Smithsonian National Museum of American History: National Museum of American History

Visit the Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Visit the Smithsonian National Museum of American History: National Museum of American History

George Reeves Superman costume from the 1950s - Smithsonian Museum of American History - 2012-05-15 by dctim1, via Flickr #Smithsonian

George Reeves Superman costume from the 1950s - Smithsonian Museum of American History - 2012-05-15 by dctim1, via Flickr #Smithsonian

The Smithsonian's African American History Museum Is Opening a Special Photography Exhibit - Washingtonian.com

You've Got to See These Photographs From the African American History Museum's New Exhibit

The Smithsonian's African American History Museum Is Opening a Special Photography Exhibit - Washingtonian.com

The original Star Spangled Banner:  Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

The original Star Spangled Banner: Photo courtesy of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

All About the New Smithsonian African American History Museum

All About the New Smithsonian African American History Museum

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American History project idea...could assign a president or important historical figure to each student.

American History project idea...could assign a president or important historical figure to each student.

Smithsonian Museum of American History - Used to be Museum of History and Technology. My pop worked there after I came along and before "Take Your Child to Work Day" he would take me with him. I liked it a lot more before the renovations in 2008-2009.

Smithsonian Museum of American History - Used to be Museum of History and Technology. My pop worked there after I came along and before "Take Your Child to Work Day" he would take me with him. I liked it a lot more before the renovations in 2008-2009.

Never before had a military strategy been so concise and well thought out; if only other armies had thought to win by not losing. I don't see how the Confederacy lost with such an amazing plan.

Never before had a military strategy been so concise and well thought out; if only other armies had thought to win by not losing. I don't see how the Confederacy lost with such an amazing plan.

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