amhistorymuseum was nominated for a Shorty Award!

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Latest nominations for amhistorymuseum

Indra Fuchs
Indra Fuchs I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution .
Kate Langsdorf
Kate Langsdorf I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they are great with the twitter machine.
John Bennett
John Bennett I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because of their fantastic tweets
sleehadley
sleehadley I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...tweets make history come alive :)
Christine
Christine I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because it's what other museums strive to be!
Joe Turpin
Joe Turpin I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they tweet about the best History Museum
Victoria
Victoria I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...@Danny_DeVito shouldn't always win.
Joey Estes
Joey Estes I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because America is great and so is her history.
Soni M
Soni M I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because it's my favorite DC spot! <3 AmHist
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Natl Park Hosp Assn
Natl Park Hosp Assn I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...
Emily Gullo
Emily Gullo I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because the teach me something every day.
Deborah Kops
Deborah Kops I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...
Lauren Allen
Lauren Allen I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...I love learning the History they share
Ben Miller
Ben Miller I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution b/c they don't tweet about justin bieber...often
Michael Bradford
Michael Bradford I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...its all our history!
ann pickens
ann pickens I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...they TEACH!
Kathleen Moore
Kathleen Moore I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because it's the best museum in D.C.!
dana allen-greil
dana allen-greil I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because history is hard to fit in 140 characters
The Shorty Interview
with amhistorymuseum
What's your best tweet?
Our first: What hath God wrought! http://tinyurl.com/6bkmwo
What are six things you could never do without?
Understanding of our past. Our treasured collections. Visitors (online and in-person!). Learning, imagination, challenging ideas.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
Bringing American history and the nation's treasures to life, one tweet at a time.
What feature should Twitter add?
A way to archive all tweets (or at least our own) for posterity!
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
George Washington. Oh, wait! He does (@GeoWashington).
Why should we vote for you?
Museums are just starting to figure out what social media can do for our visitors. Help us show that we're on the right path!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
#historyrocksbecause #iremember #iheartthestarspangledbanner #museumsmatter #protectthepast
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
We've gotten to know a lot of cool foodies who *love* Julia Child and her kitchen at the Smithsonian.
How do you make your tweets unique?
We take the events that happened on this day in history and connect them to the unique, treasured objects that belong to the American public.
How long can you go without a tweet?
When history stops being made, we'll stop tweeting about it.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
We've never been so closely connected with people who share a passion for American history (or are interested in learning about it).
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
We can tell you what the world was like 10 years ago...