Opening Ceremony for National Air and Space Museum, 1976, by Richard Farrar. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Image no. 76-8428-15.

Link Love: 02/05/2021

Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

A newly-funded UCLA project will create a digital archival presence documenting mass incarceration in Los Angeles. [via Los Angeles Times]

Artstor highlights nine of its digital collections spanning African American history from the 15th through 20th centuries. [via infoDOCKET]

Preparator Norman Boss Mounting Skeleton of Extinct Lizard

A high school student and Smithsonian intern helped decode a lizard genome! [via Smithsonian Voices]

NASA engineer Chloe Sackier answers audience questions about landing a rover on Mars! [via NASA

Opening Ceremony for National Air and Space Museum

Once you're done with SLA's #ColorOurCollections coloring book, try your pencils on any of these other institutions' collections! [via Twitter]

The Washington Post explores the art of 19th-century Black landscape painter Robert Duncanson. [via Washington Post]

Some .gif art, commissioned by Hyperallergic, will soothe the soul. [via Hyperallergic]

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