First Ladies Dolls, c. 1985. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Image no. 96-1379.

Link Love: 9/18/2020

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.

Meet the founding scientists of Black Mammalogists Week, including a beluga snot collector. [via National Geographic]

Not for the first (or last) time, #AskACurator Day takes on scary dolls. [via Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum

First Ladies Dolls, by Unknown, c. 1985, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 96-1379.

The Washington Post profiles the National Postal Museum, the museum of the moment! [via Washington Post

Explore the newly-launched Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection. [via infoDOCKET]

Stream the Freer and Sackler Galleries’ virtual Sufi music festival! [via Hyperallergic

The New York Botanical Garden debuts a digital exhibit on botany and Black history. [via New York Botanical Garden]

Sarah McClendon Visits Hall of News Reporting

A new digital tool from the Library of Congress plumbs the depths of its historical newspaper images! [via Library of Congress]


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