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amhistorymuseum (amhistorymuseum on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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JMR
JMR I vote for @amhistorymuseum for Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution 'cause they make interactive history daily
Angela Twaroski
Angela Twaroski I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... where would we be without history?
Lisa Butler
Lisa Butler I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...it is our nation's cultural treasure!
KV Taylor
KV Taylor I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because it makes my month when I'm there.
Matthew Lopez
Matthew Lopez I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...
Lusty Librarian
Lusty Librarian I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because where else can you find history and pop culture together?
Josette Bell
Josette Bell I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...I love history!
Suzanne Angle
Suzanne Angle I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...I go there every time I'm in D.C.!
Don
Don I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...
Darrin Dickey
Darrin Dickey I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... it's an incredible place!
Graham HC
Graham HC I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... its frigggin fantatastastique
Kathryn Chelsen
Kathryn Chelsen I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...it's a fantastice place!
Museumist
Museumist I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...why not?
Amanda
Amanda I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because they are twitterific!
Chris Fow Cohen
Chris Fow Cohen I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because the nation's attic rocks!
Melissa Rodriguez
Melissa Rodriguez I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because it's an amazing museum.
C. Moto Evaskis
C. Moto Evaskis I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...they're awesome!
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southernbelle85 I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...
Sara Eagin
Sara Eagin I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because... it is my favorite museum on the Mall!
Andrea Malewski
Andrea Malewski I nominate @amhistorymuseum for a Shorty Award in #culturalinstitution because...they bring the past alive!
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...