Smithsonian Associates Whale Watching Trip, 1972, by Barbara Schneider, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Image no. 96-1003.

Link Love: 10/04/2019

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.

Artist Himali Singh Soin’s upcoming film will feature the research of Archives fellow Alexis Rider! [via New York Times]

Smithsonian Associates Whale Watching Trip

Marine biologists have been measuring whales with aerial drones. [via Erin Ruberry]

Emma Carroll, the University of Edinburgh’s “Witchfinder General,” has mapped the accused women from the Survey of Scottish Witchcraft. [via Smithsonian

A devil is surrounded by people.Birds are in the sky.

Talk about Deep Time—new research suggests that Australian rock formations contain the fossils of 3.5-billion-year-old microbes! [via New Scientist

The Arlington Public Library’s Center for Local History recently received a batch (technical term) of repatriated regional records. [via Arlington Public Library

The British Library has created a web portal for 270 of its digitized sacred texts. [via infoDOCKET

Watch an early 20th-century painting be repaired by a MoMA conservator! [via Fletcher Durant]

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