"Right to Vote" Exhibit,” 1972, by Alfred Harrell. Accession 11-009, Image no. 72-10850, Smithsonian Institution Archives

Link Love: 11/09/2018

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.

Botanists at the University of Florida Herbarium have rediscovered hundreds of botanical watercolors by early 20th century artist Minna Fernald. Traces of Adelia Gates? [via Atlas Obscura]

A watercolor of flowers with pink and purple petals.

Using the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Black Arts Council records as an example, archivist Jasmaine Talley highlights the need for archives to proactively collect materials from underrepresented groups. [via SAA]

HumIn Focus, a new web series by Penn State's Humanities Institute, poses questions from public humanities to current events. [via Penn State News]

The newly-launched Earth Biogenome Project intends to sequence the DNA of all 1.5 million eukaryotes on this planet. No biggie! [via Earth.com]

Just in time for Election Day, the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media has created interactive maps to visualize voting patterns in the early American republic. [via Lincoln Mullen]

"Right to Vote" Exhibit

If voting in the 18th and 19th century is too antiquated for you, how about voting in space!? [via NASM]

See Ella Fitzgerald's book collection on display at the National Museum of American History, part of Smithsonian Libraries’ new exhibition Magnificent Obsessions: Why We Collect! [via Smithsonian Libraries Unbound]

Relive the #SerendipityRun on Twitter, held yesterday at the Library of Congress. [via LC Blog]

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