Check out this great article from the New York Times about the history of the clothespin.
The Madsonian has a blog!This page will keep you up to date on the happenings at Waitsfield’s Madsonian Museum of Industrial Design What is INDUSTRIAL DESIGN? Our museum celebrates the beauty and thoughfulness in everyday things. We will showcase the best mixers of all time, the best toys, tools, cars, boats, planes… you get the idea. Sign up at our main website (link above) to get on the mailing list, and to be the first to hear about openings, exhibits, and events!