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The world's largest museum complex & research organization composed of 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo.

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& know what any good helmet really protects.

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What was the vital purpose of this head gear, in use during the mid-60s? w UR insights.

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Navy Fighter Flight Suit.

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c. 1979 Navy Fighter Pilot Helmet Label. Jolly Rogers history: http://sn.im/b6imm

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What branch of the Armed Forces sported helmets like these in the late 70s? 2 accomplish this mission.

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Wright Flyer Label

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The Original Wright Flyer at the National Air and Space Museum

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Who wore this hat, what was he doing, and where? 30 minutes to U history buffs.

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Yuri Gagarin's Pressure Suit on display Museum.

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knocked it into orbit. Here's the label.

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Who wore this helmet? He broke on thru to the other side. w UR answer. (An #ArethaHat inspired game)

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Detail of Shepard Fairy's Hope portrait. Shows underlying media.

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Hope: A New Arrival in Washington, DC - Smithsonian American Art Museum

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Chinese New Year . Just another day in Chinatown at the Smithsonian chasing the blues away. #SI20 is missing this. :-(

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went 4 4 4! (Have U been to the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian b4?) Here's the low-down on the boats.

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In celebration of 70K NMAI Inaugural Cam viewers, can you name the culture that produced each of these boats?

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Visiting our first museum of the year. Anyone know where we are?

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