Robert Ridgway Bird Head Drawing #377, by Robert Ridgway, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7167, Image No. SIA2014-00798.

Link Love: 4/10/2020

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. 

For Draw a Bird Day, Smithsonian Libraries highlights the work of some of the Smithsonian’s youngest scientific illustrators. [via Smithsonian Libraries]

Robert Ridgway Bird Head Drawing #377

THE CITY features the archives and museums working to collect documentation of New Yorkers’ experiences during the pandemic. [via THE CITY]

The latest in movie recs: historical film playlists from the Library of Congress. [via New York Times]

One museum is still open to the public—the gerbil public, that is. [via Colossal]

Museum podcaster Hannah Hethmon presents a round-up of podcasts from cultural heritage institutions. [via Hannah Hethmon]

Take a breather with an art care package "delivered" by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. [via Smithsonian]

Catch a glimpse of Echo the cheetah and her four newborn cubs on the Cheetah Cub Cam! [via National Zoo]

African Cheetah, 1910, Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 14-167 [NZP-0460].

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