Yellow-Headed Amazon Parrot, 1920, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 14-167, Image no. NZP-0734.

Link Love: 8/9/2019

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.

As a tribute to Toni Morrison, archivist Allison Hughes shares some highlights from her time processing the author’s papers at the Princeton University Library. [via Allison Hughes]

The Science History Institute recounts how a debate about milk in tea (and tea in milk) revolutionized experimental design. [via Science History Institute]

Close up image of a woman's profile. She is holding her head up with one hand and leaning on a table

The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. has digitized two collections of D.C. street photography! [via Emily Niekrasz]

If you can't get enough of small appliances, the Hagley Library has digitized the professional papers of a 20th-century industrial designer. [via Hagley Library]

A web app to speed up your scholarly reading is now in beta! [via the Scholarly Kitchen]

Trees and Flowers in Washington, DC

A climate change initiative at the National Museum of Natural History is soliciting ginkgo leaves from the public. [via Smithsonian]

Paleontologists recently identified fossilized bird bones as Heracles inexpectus, or Squawkzilla, a giant parrot. [via NPR]

Yellow-Headed Amazon Parrot, 1920, Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 14-167 [NZP-0734].

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