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  • September 2016

    A portrait of a black man wearing a white shirt, vest, cravat, and hat.
    Fire and Freedom
    Food, Enslavement, and Mount Vernon

    Featuring objects and images from the collections of NLM and Mount Vernon, this special display, traveling banner exhibition, and website explore meals can tell us stories about how power is exchanged between and among different peoples, races, genders, and classes.

  • Late 2017

    Four soliders load a patient in a stretcher on the back on a truck.
    Military Hospital Life
    Military Hospital Life in America during the First World War

    This traveling banner exhibition and website features the National Library of Medicine’s collection of magazines produced by soldiers stationed in military hospitals in the United States during World War I.