Curator William Pretzer talks with Ollie Parham, 55, of Huntsville, Ala., right, and her niece who rode on a bus all night to get to the inauguration with a group from the state NAACP conference Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the inauguration in Washington. Pretzer, a curator from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, was asking for objects to be donated for future exhibitions. The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will open its doors during President Barack Obama's second term with a large display about the first black president. (AP Photo/Brett Zongker)

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Curator William Pretzer talks with Ollie Parham, 55, of Huntsville, Ala., right, and her niece who rode on a bus all night to get to the inauguration with a group from the state NAACP conference Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the inauguration in Washington. Pretzer, a curator from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, was asking for objects to be donated for future exhibitions. The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will open its doors during President Barack Obama's second term with a large display about the first black president. (AP Photo/Brett Zongker)
Curator William Pretzer talks with Ollie Parham, 55, of Huntsville, Ala., right, and her niece who rode on a bus all night to get to the inauguration with a group from the state NAACP conference Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the inauguration in Washington. Pretzer, a curator from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, was asking for objects to be donated for future exhibitions. The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture will open its doors during President Barack Obama's second term with a large display about the first black president. (AP Photo/Brett Zongker)