Flight Cage at National Zoo, 1929, from the Ludwig Photo Lab. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Image no. 75-1703.

Link Love: 06/12/2020

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.

In honor of International Archives Day, members of the Historical Archives of the European Union share their favorite archival records. [via European University Institute]

The Washington Post features an interactive, scrollable tour of the Black Lives Matter protest signs adorning the new Lafayette Square fencing-- [via Washington Post]

--and a coalition of three Smithsonian museums will collect the protest objects! [via National Museum of African American History and Culture]

Don't get enough culture at your local library? How about this culture-filled library? [via New York Times]

Harvard University’s Black Teacher Archives project will digitize over a century of pedagogical journals devoted to African American education. [via Imani Perry]

In celebration of Pride Month, DC Public Library will offer tips on developing LGBTQ+ community archives. [via DC Library]

For fans of birds, contemporary classical music, or city parks, Urban Birds is a must-see. [via Audubon Society]

Flight Cage at National Zoo

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