Larry Hagman Gives Hat to NMAH, 1984, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Image no. 84-1862-23.

Link Love: 7/9/2021

Link Love: a biweekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

Get exceptionally up close and personal with the subjects of Diego Rivera’s “Pan American Unity.” [via Ben Albritton]

The New York Times highlights even more artistic insights wrought by modern digital imaging. [via New York Times]

Historian Jessica Marie Johnson offers a chronology of Black women historians. [via Jessica Marie Johnson

Larry Hagman holds up a "cowboy" hat and stand next to another man.

There’s no longer any need to wonder how textile curators learn about hats in their collections. [via Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture]

U.S. Representative Andy Kim’s blue suit worn on January 6 will form part of the National Museum of American History’s 2020 Election Collection. [via DCist]

Smithsonian ornithologists ask citizen scientists for help to understand the DC region’s bird mortality event. [via Smithsonian Magazine]

Susan Macdonald of the Getty Conservation Institute explores the legacy and future of concrete. [via Getty Conservation Institute]

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