• American Indian Festival

    Posted on October 7, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Uncategorized.

    AIF 2013 flier The Natural and Historical Resources Division of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission cordially invites you to join us in a celebration of American Indian culture and heritage. 5th Annual Saturday, October 19, 2013, 10 am – 4 pm Patuxent River Park 16000 Croom Airport Road Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 (Group […]

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  • Membership Renewal

    Posted on September 29, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Uncategorized.
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  • Significant Operational Changes for the National Museum of Language

    Posted on August 15, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Events.

    Letter from the President: Dear Associates, Members, and Friends of The National Museum of Language: The Board of Trustees is making some significant changes to our operations which will better promote our defined mission: To promote understanding of, and appreciation for, the beauty and magic of language — in history, contemporary affairs, and the future. […]

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  • 1812 Exhibit Overview

    Posted on June 22, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Uncategorized.

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  • Noah Webster’s Life

    Posted on June 14, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Exhibits.

    Click image to view a narrated timeline of important events in the life of Noah Webster.

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  • Chinese

    Posted on June 3, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Exhibits.

      Watch the presentation on writing Chinese, Did you know? Then test your knowledge with the You Xi Quiz Watch the video about doing Chinese calligraphy and then try some yourself.

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  • Cherokee

    Posted on June 3, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Exhibits.

    The Cherokee Syllabary: Presentation by Carrie Clarady Cherokee Handout Page 1 Cherokee Handout Page 2

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  • Glimpses of French in the Americas

    Posted on June 3, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in ExhibitsMain.

    There are over 2 million “francophones” in the United States, that is, those who speak French at home or otherwise strongly identify with the language and culture. It is the first or second language of about 10 million people in the Americas, even excluding those who speak French-based creole languages. The National Museum of Language […]

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  • Writing Language: Passing it on

    Posted on June 3, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Exhibits, ExhibitsMain.

    The first exhibit opened by the National Museum of Language, Writing Language: Passing it on compares alphabetic writing systems and pictographic writing systems. The languages included in this exhibit include: Sumerian Phoenician Ge’ez Greek Latin Hebrew Arabic Chinese (Calligraphy Video) Japanese [SlideDeck2 id=1303] Presentations relevant to Writing Language: Passing it On in the Marian M. Jenkins Speaker Series […]

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  • American and Commercial Daily Advertiser – Page 6

    Posted on June 1, 2013 by nmladmin_wp1 in Exhibits.

    See explanations below this image about  the green-shaded ads  for more information about the words used and hear the ad being read aloud.   John Campbell White Column 1, ad 3: words: fire work caption: Today we call them fireworks, not fire work, but they were the way to celebrate the 4th of July even […]

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