The Bigger Picture: Visual Archives and the Smithsonian
Posts tagged with: American History
by Effie Kapsalis on September 16, 2016
- Lend a hand to "Wiki Loves Monuments" to improve Wikipedia articles about U.S. historic sites.
- The Banned Book Handbook, 2016 edition. [via Info Docket]
- Didn't get tickets to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture Museum opening? You can still attend the surrounding festival featuring The Roots and Public Enemy! [via NY Times]
- The first non-white male is sworn in as Librarian of Congress, aka Carla Hayden. [via DCist]
- The exhibition history of MOMA now online. [via Info Docket]
- A (long) list of Mark Twain's favorite comfort foods (of course includes apple pie.) [via Open Culture]
- Ick, sneeze in slow motion. [via NPR]
- Aww, baby oranguatan and momma at our National Zoo. [via Smithsonian Magazine]
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