By Michael J. North ~ Giving chocolate to a loved one on Valentine’s Day to show affection is ingrained in modern culture, but there was
Circulating Now welcomes guest bloggers Diane Wendt and Mallory Warner from the Division of Medicine and Science at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
By Ginny A. Roth This 1938 photograph taken by Roy Perry features a man who is blind reading a braille book at the New York
By Kenneth M. Koyle ~ When the United States entered the “Great War” in April of 1917, doctors and nurses were among the first volunteers
By Michael J. North I was quite excited when I heard that The Grolier Club of New York was staging an exhibition on the history
By Alexsandra Mitchell In the midst of chaos and war, there is peace and joy through music! This image from the NLM’s collections features James