Eua Palmer-Sikelianou and Penelope Duncan, Play Bois, Paris, 1905. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 96-153, Image No. SIA2017-061362

Link Love: 2/8/2019

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.

The National Archives will commemorate fifty years since Shirley Chisholm was sworn in as the first African American congresswoman with a special document exhibit. [via National Archives Prologue]

Close-up photograph of a woman with short, curled hair and glasses. She is wearing a patterned butto

Thanks, Cleveland Museum of Art! 30,000 collection objects have been digitized and made available with a CC0 license. [via Open Culture]

Sculptor Ruth Asawa is the subject of a short documentary, the first in a series hosted by ARTnews and produced by the Archives of American Art. [via AAA]

A new database from the Folger Library lets you search through thousands of British book illustrations. [via Folger Library]

Graduate students at the École du Louvre have launched an interactive map of Parisian landmarks focusing on women’s contributions to art and architecture. [via Smithsonian Magazine]

Eua Palmer-Sikelianou and Penelope Duncan, Play Bois, Paris

The fifty-one interviews conducted with historians for the 2013 American Experience miniseries, “The Abolitionists,” are now available to watch in their entirety! [via American Archive]

In a new essay, University of Oregon archivist Alexandra Bisio finds a lot of common ground between Marie Kondo's KonMari Method and archival appraisal. [via ArchivesAWARE!]

Brown boxes taped closed. The boxes are stacked on top of each other and are full and appear damaged

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