Engraving of a Split Cocoa-pod, 1886. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Smithsonian Guide Books, Image no. 95-20331.

Link Love: 11/30/2018

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.

Engraving of a Split Cocoa-pod, by Unknown, 1886, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 95-20331.

The Slowdown podcast hosted by U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith has begun airing daily episodes! [via LC Blog]

Jeffrey Veregge's new mural at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York combines Indigenous formline design and comic book tropes. [via Smithsonian Magazine]

Pick out a new book to read using NPR’s 2018 Book Concierge tool! [via Linda Holmes]

As Pompeii undergoes archaeological conservation and restoration, whole houses and frescoes continue to be uncovered at the site. [via the New York Times]

Perspectives on History magazine profiles Dorothy Porter, founder of Howard University's Moorland-Spingarn Research Center and an early proponent of decolonizing libraries. [via Smithsonian Magazine]

World Digital Preservation Day took place yesterday, November 29—catch up on Twitter using the hashtag #WDPD2018. [via Digital Preservation Coalition]

The Getty Research Institute has received a collection of gastronomical rare books and prints dating from the year 1415! [via infoDOCKET]

Musicians at the University of Michigan have recorded performances from music manuscripts held by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum. [via University of Michigan]

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