Oldest

August 4, 2020

Wrapping up the Collections miniseries, today we’re looking at the oldest artifact in our archives. To find it, we need to go back behind-the-scenes, into the Rare Book Room of the Museum’s Harl V. Brackin library to find an object that predates the US Constitution.

Before listening to this episode, check out the previous three in this miniseries, covering the Smallest artifact in our collection, the Biggest artifact, and the Youngest artifact.

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Topics: Podcast, FlightDeck, History, Storytelling, Exhibits, aerospace

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