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Windows Media™ Player

Our web site hosts Windows Media™ formatted video content. You will need to download the latest version of this player from the Microsoft® web site:

Viewer for Word
With the Microsoft® Word Viewer 97/2000, Microsoft Word users can share documents with those who do not have Word and users without Word can open and view Word documents. This product also allows users who wish to post rich-formatted Word documents on the Internet to expand their online audience to people who might not have Word. This viewer also allows users to view and print documents created in the Word native file format, even
if they do not have Word. Users are allowed to zoom, outline, or view page layout, headers/footers, footnotes, and annotations.

If you wish to download any of our documents and you don't have Adobe Acrobat or MS Word97 or later, you will have to download this plug-in. It can be downloaded at:
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Adobe® Reader®

Adobe® Reader® is free software that lets you view and print Adobe
Portable Document Format (PDF) files on a variety of hardware and
operating system platforms. This new version of the familiar Adobe
Acrobat® Reader provides a host of rich features that enable you to:
  • Submit Adobe PDF forms that are created with fillable form
  • fields in such applications as Adobe Acrobat 6.0 Professional and
  • Adobe Form Designer
  • Play back a variety of embedded multimedia content, such as
  • QuickTime and MP3 files
  • Read and organize high-fidelity eBooks
  • Activate search and accessibility capabilities built into your PDF files
  • Display Adobe Photoshop® Album slide shows and electronic
  • cards and export images for online photo processing (online photo
  • services vary regionally)
If you wish to download any of our documents and you don't have MS Word or Adobe Acrobat, you can use this plug-in to download all files in Adobe Acrobat Format. It can be downloaded at:

Macromedia Flash Player and Shockwave

Macromedia Flash Player and Shockwave are plug-ins used in some of the Interactive Exhibits within our site. Flash Player is used to access some of our audio and video clips.

Both the Shockwave and Flash Players can be found at:
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