Linda Ezell Inventorying Spacesuit Pieces, 1985, by Mark Avino, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Image no. 95-1202.

Link Love: 8/2/2019

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.

If you’re in Austin this weekend for the Society of American Archivists annual meeting, you can take a break from the conference hall for a conversation on archives and racial justice. [via Jarrett M. Drake

The National Museum of African American History and Culture (and the public) will be beneficiaries of the sale of Ebony and Jet Magazines’ photo archives! [via Hyperallergic]

Since its launch last year, the Library of Congress’s By the People crowdsourcing project has been continuously uploading newly digitized collections for transcription! [via Smithsonian]

Presentation of Turtle to National Geographic

A turtle librarian is interviewed. [via School Library Journal]

The Library of Congress has digitized one of the oldest extant Buddhist manuscripts, a 2,000-year-old scroll from ancient Gandhara! [via infoDOCKET]

A summer-long exhibit at American University highlights three black communities in Montgomery County, Maryland. [via WAMU]

Watch an interview with National Air and Space Museum conservator Lisa Young about the recent restoration of Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit. [via Gizmodo]

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