Completing Quadrangle Mural, 1986, by Jeffrey Tinsley Wayne. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Image no. 86-127793.

Link Love: 9/25/2020

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.

Enjoy the services of the newly reopened Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library--from afar! [via Washington Post]

Thanks to Smithsonian Libraries’ Daniel Viltsek, a leather-bound pair of books can once again say, “I’m baby [bird finder].” [via Smithsonian Libraries

Archaeologists have begun digging at the original site of an early Black Christian congregation in Colonial Williamsburg. [via African American Studies, Princeton]

Residents of San Jose, California will be fortunate enough to take in a newly-commissioned mural while they vote! [via Future of Museums]

Completing Quadrangle Mural

Deborah Mack, interim director of the National Museum of African Art, weighs in on repatriating art from African countries. [via National Museum of African Art]

You’ve (kinda) seen the Milky Way--now (kinda) listen to it. [via NASA Hubble Space Telescope]

Watch snippets from Mei Xiang’s cub’s first vet exam! [via National Zoo]

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