1904 Pope Hartford

1904 Pope Hartford

by Roberto Rodriguez, former Director of Curatorial Services Albert Augustus Pope emerged from the Civil War at the age of 22, with the brevetted rank of Colonel, commendations for bravery, and a small amount of carefully-saved military pay. Setting up shop in Boston,...

Picture Books for Young Innovators

Selected by Jenna Beaulieu, Curator of Education Nothing beats a bedtime story – except perhaps a daytime story, after-lunch story, on-a-road-trip story…wait – maybe stories are just great all the way around! Picture books are an amazing way to...
Ford Model K

Ford Model K

By Roberto M. Rodriguez, Retired In 1905, Theodore Roosevelt occupied the White House, the average life expectancy was 47 years, only 14% of the homes in the U.S. had a bathtub, the tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower, the average wage in the U.S. was...