Inside the Rubenstein Gallery at the National Archives

At the entrance to the new National Archives named after him, a tribute to David Rubenstein. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

One of the central features of the new Rubenstein Gallery is this interactive table that allows a dozen or more people to trace history with the sweep of a hand. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

Inside the new visitor center at the National Archives, this seal has been made a focal point after years of being hidden under a kiosk. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

When walking into the Rubenstein Gallery, look up. There’s a charming trompe-l’œil peeking over the molding. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

Illustrations use contemporary graphic design to show images that change from the era of the founding fathers to modern times. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

Illustrations use contemporary graphic design to show images that change from the era of the founding fathers to modern times. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

The “Records of Rights” exhibition includes this look at the history of citizenship in the US, and the issue of immigration. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

Remembering when women had to fight for the right to vote is part of the “Records of Rights” exhibition at the new Rubenstein Gallery at the National Archives. Photograph by Carol Ross Joynt.

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