Jefferson's Writing Desk, 1991, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Image no. 91-3681

Link Love: 7/5/2019

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.

You can fund the conservation of the C&O Canal by staying in a restored lockhouse! [via WAMU]

Historians name fifteen moments from American history that haven’t gotten enough attention. [via Keisha N. Blain

Smithsonian features the Indiana Medical History Museum’s “Rehumanizing the Specimens” project.  [via Smithsonian]

Thanks to Boaty McBoatface, we now know more about the causes of climate change. [via Science History Institute]

Jessie Kratz, National Archives Historian, discusses the “secret map” on the back of the Declaration of Independence. [via National Archives]

Jefferson's Writing Desk, by Unknown, c. 1991, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 91-3681.

Decades of records kept by Chicago city clerk John Marcin were discovered (yes...discovered!) in his long-unoccupied office. [via Block Club Chicago]

Maureen Wanjiku Kamau of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute explains how poop is used to help save the rhinos. [via National Zoo]

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