Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Image no. MAH-12137.

Link Love: 8/23/2019

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.

On Sunday, August 25, historic sites throughout the D.C. area will host bell ringings to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in colonial America. [via DCist]

Also in commemoration of the 400th year of African American history, the 1619 Project has published a digital exhibit on slavery by Smithsonian curator Mary Elliott. [via NMAAHC]

The University of Virginia’s Carter G. Woodson Institute has crowdsourced transcription efforts for the papers of civil rights activist Julian Bond! [via Niya Bates]

Chicago World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

Can you identify all fifty states pictured in a quiz from the New York Times’ photo morgue? [via New York Times]

The University of Arkansas has been mapping Carlsbad Caverns in 3D. [via Carlsbad Current-Argus]

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology has digitized early 20th-century photos of everyday life in Norway—and Chicago, Illinois!? [via Chicago Sun Times]

The Guardian explores researchers’ attempts to recreate ancient foods; don't miss the first-century recipe for starter dough. [via the Guardian]

Bread Exhibit at Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts & Design

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