Roxie Laybourne and Carla Dove with Black Vulture, 1996, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 04-086, Image no. SIA2014-07416

Link Love: 3/29/2019

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 Museum of African American History and Culture has just begun to display a newly-purchased album of abolitionist portraits, which includes a young Harriet Tubman! [via Smithsonian Magazine]

In a graphic essay, historian B. Erin Cole invites us to learn about museum exhibit development. [via Contingent Magazine]

Photograph of Exhibits Training Program for Fisk University Students

A new podcast sets out to help preserve other podcasts. [via SAA]

This week, Smithsonian’s Sidedoor podcast profiles Roxie Laybourne, one of the Archives' favorite superstars of ornithology! [via Sidedoor]

Roxie Laybourne and Carla Dove with Black Vulture

On the subject of women ornithologists, SI Libraries’ recent Facebook Live event explored the bird illustrations of Elizabeth Gould, a 19th-century artist and natural historian. [via SI Libraries]

A final note from the world of art and ornithology: these flipbook-style animations of birds in flight. [via Colossal]

Learn about emergency preparedness at two upcoming workshops, aimed at those affected by the heavy flooding in the Midwest. [via Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative]

A three-year census of D.C.’s feral cats is underway, and you can follow along on Instagram! [via WAMU]

Pampas Cat at National Zoological Park

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