The National Museum of American History Collects Objects From US Capitol Riot To Help Future Generations

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The Smithsonian (United States National Museum) is collecting objects to help document the US Capitol riot for future generations. Among the items collected are: Protest signs, small American flags, a banner, branded 2020 “Trump Keep America Great” campaign clothes and documents such as pamphlets and business cards.

In a statement, the museum’s director explained that the museum “has an ongoing and deep commitment to document all aspects of the American political experiment: a government by the people.”