During World War I, the Army began commissioning artists to deploy into the war zone and paint (really fast?) the scenes they observed. This practice has continued to this day. Much of the museum’s collection consists of these commissioned wartime pieces. The collection also keeps hold of valuable donated military art and historical pieces dating back to the Mexican American War.

During World War I, the Army began commissioning artists to deploy into the war zone and paint (really fast?) the scenes they observed. This practice has continued to this day. Much of the museum’s collection consists of these commissioned wartime pieces. The collection also keeps hold of valuable donated military art and historical pieces dating back to the Mexican American War.

9 Haunting Then-And-Now Photos Of World War II Europe

9 Haunting Then-And-Now Photos Of World War II Europe

Rue Armand Levéel à Cherbourg.”Dutch historian Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse attempts to show us how close the past actually is to us, by combining the World War II pictures with the present day ones in her Ghosts of War series.

Did you know that "In God We Trust" was added to America's paper currency in 1957 in response to the Soviet Union's anti-religious stance and the McCarthyist Communist Cold War Witch-hunt?

Did you know that "In God We Trust" was added to America's paper currency in 1957 in response to the Soviet Union's anti-religious stance and the McCarthyist Communist Cold War Witch-hunt?

TerraCotta Warriors. The terracotta figures, dating circa 210 BC, were discovered in 1974 by some local farmers near Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China near the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor.

TerraCotta Warriors. The terracotta figures, dating circa 210 BC, were discovered in 1974 by some local farmers near Xi’an, Shaanxi province, China near the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor.

Charles Alexander Eastman (born Hakadah and later named Ohíye S’a; February 19, 1858 – January 8, 1939) was a Native American physician, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. He was of Santee Sioux and Anglo-American ancestry. Active in politics and issues on American Indian rights, he worked to improve the lives of youths, and founded 32 Native American chapters of the YMCA. He also helped found the Boy Scouts of America. The first Native American author to write American history.

Charles Alexander Eastman (born Hakadah and later named Ohíye S’a; February 19, 1858 – January 8, 1939) was a Native American physician, writer, national lecturer, and reformer. He was of Santee Sioux and Anglo-American ancestry. Active in politics and issues on American Indian rights, he worked to improve the lives of youths, and founded 32 Native American chapters of the YMCA. He also helped found the Boy Scouts of America. The first Native American author to write American history.

Historic Photographs Of "White" Slaves

Historic Photographs Of "White" Slaves

1863 or 1864 - 8 former slaves toured northern states to raise money for African-American schools in New Orleans, used 4 children with mixed-race ancestry & pale complexions to evoke sympathy - Charles Taylor, Rebecca Huger, Rosina Downs & Augusta Broujey

Yosemite Native Americans - Susie and Sadie McGowan in Yosemite Valley, CA. 1900, Paiutes by Yosemite Native American, via Flickr

Yosemite Native Americans - Susie and Sadie McGowan in Yosemite Valley, CA. 1900, Paiutes by Yosemite Native American, via Flickr

Major General Horatio Gordon Robley with his collection of tattooed Maori heads, 1895

Major General Horatio Gordon Robley with his collection of tattooed Maori heads, 1895

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