NZP Photographer Jessie Cohen and Mopie, 1992, by Jeffrey Wayne Tinsley, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 98-015, Image no. 92-988-25.

Link Love: 7/19/2019

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.

Four African American artists are leading efforts to preserve activist and musician Nina Simone’s home. But in the meantime, take a virtual tour! [via Saving Places]

A new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society takes visitors behind the camera with six women photographers at LIFE magazine between the 1930s and 1970s. [via Frieze]

NZP Photographer Jessie Cohen and Mopie

For #WorldEmojiDay, Apple previewed a selection of new emojis coming this fall. Users will be able to customize the skin tone and gender of their hand-holding partners and communicate with disability-themed characters. [via Emojipedia]

Last month, the Association of Art Museum Directors approved a resolution calling on art museums to pay their interns. [via Hyperallergic]

As part of its initiative to preserve modern architecture, the Getty Foundation offered new grants to stewards of ten twentieth-century buildings. [via Getty Museum]

National Gallery of Art East Building

Astronomers have spotted a dusty disc surrounding a planet, which they believe might be a growing moon. [via National Geographic]

After thirteen years, Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit is finally back on display at the National Air and Space Museum, where conservators hope it will remain in good condition for another fifty years. [via National Air and Space Museum]

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