Costume Hall Exhibit Case, 1973, by Alfred Harrell. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image no. 73-5212.

Link Love: 5/3/2019

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 New York Times highlights Smith College’s Historic Clothing Collection. [via New York Times]

Costume Hall Exhibit Case, 1973, Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 11-009 [73-5212].

Artist Wendy Sittner has created a piece from plastic straws cleaned out of the Anacostia River. [via WAMU]

O, The Oprah Magazine profiles the Free Black Women’s Library, a traveling Black feminist library and community space. [via Oprah]

The Library of Congress’ United States Elections Web Archive now includes campaign websites from 2016. [via infoDOCKET]

Former Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough shares his research saga on giant ground sloths in Smithsonian collections. [via Smithsonian]

A man in a suit stands next to skeletal bones that are much larger than him.

Richmond, VA’s long-awaited American Civil War Museum will open this Saturday, May 4. [via WVTF]

A newly-digitized collection at the Library of Congress lets you browse classic children's books--like this slanty one! [via School Library Journal]

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