Newseum, Washington, DC Photos

The Newseum is a museum about the history of the news media and explores issues related to the press. The building (2008) (555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) was designed by James Polshek.

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Newseum & Canadian Embassy on Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC.Newseum is a museum of news media. Washington, DC.Newseum glass facade. Washington, DC.Entrance atrium of Newseum. Washington, DC.
Newseum & Canadian Embassy on Pennsylvania Ave. Washington, DC.Newseum (2008) (555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW) is a museum of news media. Washington, DC. Architect: James Polshek.Newseum glass facade. Washington, DC.Entrance atrium of Newseum. Washington, DC.
News helicopter in entrance atrium of Newseum. Washington, DC.Architecture of entrance atrium of Newseum. Washington, DC.Satellite dish news truck at Newseum. Washington, DC.Videophone first used by CNN to transmit news images at Newseum. Washington, DC.
News helicopter in entrance atrium of Newseum. Washington, DC.Architecture of entrance atrium of Newseum. Washington, DC.Satellite dish news truck at Newseum. Washington, DC.Videophone (1999) first used by CNN to transmit news images at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Newseum electronic control center. Washington, DC.Newseum booths where visitors can experiment with own newscast. Washington, DC.9-11 exhibit including communications mast rubble from top of New York's World Trade Center at Newseum. Washington, DC.Graffiti covered section of demolished Berlin Wall at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Newseum electronic control center. Washington, DC.Newseum booths where visitors can experiment with own newscast. Washington, DC.9-11 exhibit including communications mast rubble from top of New York's World Trade Center at Newseum. Washington, DC.Graffiti covered section of demolished Berlin Wall at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Berlin wall section & East German surveillance tower at Newseum. Washington, DC.Statue ruins of Lenin from fall of Soviet Union at Newseum. Washington, DC.Display on crime reporting at Newseum. Washington, DC.Death mask of criminal John Dillinger at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Berlin wall section & East German surveillance tower at Newseum. Washington, DC.Statue ruins of Lenin from fall of Soviet Union at Newseum. Washington, DC.Display on crime reporting at Newseum. Washington, DC.Death mask of criminal John Dillinger at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Paint can where police found $1,000 in ransom money in garage of Bruno Hauptmann in connection with Lindberg kidnapping case at Newseum. Washington, DC.Newspaper front pages about Lindberg kidnapping at Newseum. Washington, DC.Artifacts about the Rudolf Abel spy case at Newseum. Washington, DC.Display on Civil Rights murders crime reporting at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Paint can where police found $1,000 in ransom money in garage of Bruno Hauptmann in connection with Lindberg kidnapping case at Newseum. Washington, DC.Newspaper front pages about Lindberg kidnapping at Newseum. Washington, DC.Artifacts about the Rudolf Abel spy case (1953-62) at Newseum. Washington, DC.Display on Civil Rights murders crime reporting at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Ku Klux Klan robe & artifacts displayed at Newseum. Washington, DC.Olivetti portable typewriter used by New York Times reporter to chronicle civil rights era at Newseum. Washington, DC.War on Terror display with pieces of planes which destroyed World Trade Towers at Newseum. Washington, DC.Presidential elections coverage display at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Ku Klux Klan robe & artifacts displayed at Newseum. Washington, DC.Olivetti portable typewriter (1960s) used by New York Times reporter to chronicle civil rights era at Newseum. Washington, DC.War on Terror display with pieces of planes which destroyed World Trade Towers at Newseum. Washington, DC.Presidential elections coverage display at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Warren G. Harding election campaign items the first wherein women could vote at Newseum. Washington, DC.Presidential convention press passes at Newseum. Washington, DC.Presidential election campaign buttons at Newseum. Washington, DC.Chronological history of news & publishing exhibit at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Warren G. Harding election campaign items (1920) the first wherein women could vote at Newseum. Washington, DC.Presidential convention press passes (1944-2008) at Newseum. Washington, DC.Presidential election campaign buttons at Newseum. Washington, DC.Chronological history of news & publishing exhibit at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Gazette of the United States printed The Bill of Rights Constitutional amendments of which the States rejected two & passed ten at Newseum. Washington, DC.Front page of Boston Gazette which reported Louisiana Purchase at Newseum. Washington, DC.New York Herald front page devoted to Andrew Jackson's funeral procession at Newseum. Washington, DC.Charleston Mercury extra front page covers Battle of Fort Sumter declaring South Carolina is Independent at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Gazette of the United States (Sept. 23, 1789) printed The Bill of Rights Constitutional amendments of which the States rejected two & passed ten at Newseum. Washington, DC.Front page of Boston Gazette (1803) which reported Louisiana Purchase at Newseum. Washington, DC.New York Herald front page (June 1845) devoted to Andrew Jackson's funeral procession at Newseum. Washington, DC.Charleston Mercury extra front page (April 18, 1861) covers Battle of Fort Sumter declaring South Carolina is Independent at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Southern Illustrated News front page featured Confederate general JEB Stuart at Newseum. Washington, DC.Harper's Weekly introduced bearded Santa Clause by illustrator Thomas Nast at Newseum. Washington, DC.Promotional Daily Scout newspaper published by Buffalo Bill at Newseum. Washington, DC.Daily Graphic front page reports death of Queen Victoria with her last photo at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Southern Illustrated News front page (Sept. 27, 1862) featured Confederate general JEB Stuart at Newseum. Washington, DC.Harper's Weekly (1874) introduced bearded Santa Clause by illustrator Thomas Nast at Newseum. Washington, DC.Promotional Daily Scout newspaper (1887) published by Buffalo Bill at Newseum. Washington, DC.Daily Graphic front page (1901) reports death of Queen Victoria with her last photo at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Front page of Cleveland World reports end of Spanish-American War at Newseum. Washington, DC.Front page of San Francisco Chronicle reports removal of final Panama Canal barrier at Newseum. Washington, DC.Leslie's Illustrated Weekly News prints first use of iconic "I Want You" - finger-pointing Uncle Sam at Newseum. Washington, DC.Chronological history of news & publishing exhibit at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Front page of Cleveland World (Aug. 12, 1898) reports end of Spanish-American War at Newseum. Washington, DC.Front page of San Francisco Chronicle reports removal of final Panama Canal barrier at Newseum. Washington, DC.Leslie's Illustrated Weekly News prints (Feb. 15, 1917) first use of iconic "I Want You" - finger-pointing Uncle Sam at Newseum. Washington, DC.Chronological history of news & publishing exhibit at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Cigarette cards album of famous American newspaper editors at Newseum. Washington, DC.One of Mathew Brady's cameras at Newseum. Washington, DC.Eyeglasses of Bismarck Tribune reporter Mark Kellogg, killed at the Little Bighorn while covering Lt. Col. George Custer at Newseum. Washington, DC.Color studio camera from CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Cigarette cards album (1890s) of famous American newspaper editors at Newseum. Washington, DC.One of Mathew Brady's cameras at Newseum. Washington, DC.Eyeglasses of Bismarck Tribune reporter Mark Kellogg, killed (1876) at the Little Bighorn while covering Lt. Col. George Custer at Newseum. Washington, DC.Color studio camera (1965-90) from CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite at Newseum. Washington, DC.
English translation of Magna Carta in Latin 1215 at Newseum. Washington, DC.Interactive display of important books regarding rights & government at Newseum. Washington, DC.Intolerable Acts which closed port of Boston, were passed by British after Boston Tea Party & accelerated American Revolution at Newseum. Washington, DC.Constitution of the United States first pamphlet at Newseum. Washington, DC.
English translation (1542) of Magna Carta in Latin 1215 at Newseum. Washington, DC.Interactive display of important books regarding rights & government at Newseum. Washington, DC.Intolerable Acts (1774) which closed port of Boston, were passed by British after Boston Tea Party & accelerated American Revolution at Newseum. Washington, DC.Constitution of the United States first pamphlet (1787) at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Room showing photos of journalist killed around the world at Newseum. Washington, DC.Photos of journalist killed while reporting around the world at Newseum. Washington, DC.Map showing levels of press freedom worldwide with green free & red poor at Newseum. Washington, DC.
Room showing photos of journalist killed around the world at Newseum. Washington, DC.Photos of journalist killed while reporting around the world at Newseum. Washington, DC.Map showing levels of press freedom worldwide with green free & red poor at Newseum. Washington, DC.

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