Donald Lopez and Michael Jackson in NASM, 1984, by Dale Hrabak. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Image no. 84-4713-11.

Link Love: 05/14/2021

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

If you’re looking for a new way to explore your Library of Congress search results, your SEARCH is over! [via infoDOCKET

NPR interviews the Indigenous historians whose research underpins the newest version of “Oregon Trail.” [via Dr. Katie Phillips]

The Sidedoor podcast explores the historic, turbulent relationship between Smithsonian zoologists and black-crowned night herons. [via Migratory Bird Center]

The Amistad Research Center has launched a new initiative to restore Jacob Lawrence’s “Toussaint L’Ouverture Series.” [via]

Get lost in the 1980s with thousands of newly-digitized slides by photographer Bernard Gotfryd. [via Library of Congress]

The Archives of American Art’s Ben Gillespie recounts some of the stories from the Pandemic Oral History Project. [via Smithsonian Voices]

It’s galactic sonification time! [via Smithsonian]

Two men stand in between Michael Jackson and the National Museum of Air and Space. Hanging airplanes

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