Scientific American Ironclad Article

The first battle between ironclads was sensational news. On March 22, 1862, Scientific American not only devoted several pages to the Battle of Hampton Roads, but also described the construction of both ships and provided an editorial on Monitor's success.

Location:
805 Kidder Breese Street SE,District of Columbia,Washington,20374
Identifier:
2011.0672.0069
Institution:
National Museum of the U.S. Navy

Nixon Resigns

Date:
August 9, 1974
Publisher/Studio:
New York Times

The front cover of the New York Times on the day that President Nixon resigned.

Description (physical):

H: 11", W: 15"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0001.0061
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Manzanar Free Press Japanese Pictorial Edition

Date:
Sep-43

From the outset of its publication, many Issei internees complained that the Manzanar Free Press was irrelevant to them since they could not read English. In July, 1942 a Japanese language edition was created with but had to pass a board of censors and could only carry translations of the English edition. Eventually the policy shifted and a four page Japanese language supplement published original material with striking Japanese calligraphy and original art work as shown in the Pictorial Edition.

Description (physical):

Page 1 of 8.

Location:
5001 Hwy. 395 Independence,California 93526
Identifier:
MANZ 12345
Institution:
Manzanar National Historic Site