Washington Monument Under Construction, 1883, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-006, Image no. MAH-2886.

Link Love: 9/27/2019

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.

It's the last day of the 2019 Arctic Bird Fest! [via Audubon Society]

Engraving of an Auk, by Unknown, 1886, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, 95-20358.

The UN Archives has launched an interactive highlighting the records of its peacekeeping missions. [via UN Archives]

DCist explores how Washington’s museums are preparing for the ever-increasing likelihood of flood events. [via DCist]

WAMU takes readers inside the Washington Monument stairwell, which has been closed to the public since 1976. [via WAMU]

Washington Monument Under Construction

A digital art project exposes the racist bias in a popular image database. [via Hyperallergic]

A U.K.-based charity offers free visits to historic sites as a form of therapy! [via NCPH]

New research reveals the wisdom and street smarts of cleaner shrimp. [via New York Times

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