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The Twelve Days of Archives (Telework Version)

This year, we give you "The Twelve Days of Archives (Telework Version)" in all its cheesy glory.

Eight years ago, we first brought you the "Twelve Days of Archives." Two years later, we posted a new edition to our YouTube channel. This year, we give you "The Twelve Days of Archives (Telework Version)" in all its cheesy glory. 

The Twelve Days of Archives (Telework Version)


On the first day of winter, the Archives gave to me
new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed. 

On the second day of winter, the Archives gave to me
two cubic feet of new records,
and a new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed. 

On the third day of winter, the Archives gave to me
three YouTube playlists,
two cubic feet of records,
and a new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed. 

On the fourth day of winter, the Archives gave to me
four quarters of online reference requests
three YouTube playlists,
two cubic feet of records,
and a new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed. 

On the fifth day of winter, the Archives gave to me
five Smithonian 175th Film Fest programs,
four quarters of online reference requests,
three YouTube playlists,
two cubic feet of records,
and a new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed. 

On the sixth day of winter, the Archives gave to me
six Adopt-a-Book items,
five film fest programs,
four quarters of online reference requests,
three YouTube playlists,
two cubic feet of records,
and a new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed. 

On the seventh day of winter, the Archives gave to me
seven new blog authors,
six Adopt-a-Book items,
five film fest programs,
four quarters of online reference requests,
three YouTube playlists,
two cubic feet of records,
and a new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed.

On the eighth day of winter, the Archives gave to me
eight (hundred) gigabytes of born-digital materials,
seven new blog authors,
six Adopt-a-Book items, 
five film fest programs,
four quarters of online reference requests,
three YouTube playlists,
two cubic feet of records,
and a new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed. 
 

On the ninth day of winter, the Archives gave to me
nine (thousand) volunpeer-transcribed pages,
eight (hundred) gigabytes of born-digital materials,
seven new blog authors,
six Adopt-a-Book items, 
five film fest programs,
four quarters of online reference requests,
three YouTube playlists,
two cubic feet of records,
and a new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed. 

On the tenth day of winter, the Archives gave to me
ten (thousand) new social media followers,
nine (thousand) volunpeer-transcribed pages,
eight (hundred) gigabytes of born-digital materials,
seven new blog authors,
six Adopt-a-Book items, 
five film fest programs,
four quarters of online reference requests,
three YouTube playlists,
two cubic feet of records,
and a new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed. 
 

On the eleventh day of Winter, the Archives gave to me
 
eleven brilliant virtual interns,
ten (thousand) new social media followers,
nine (thousand) volunpeer-transcribed pages,
eight (hundred) gigabytes of born-digital materials,
seven new blog authors,
six Adopt-a-Book items, 
five film fest programs,
four quarters of online reference requests,
three YouTube playlists,
two cubic feet of records,
and a new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed. 

On the twelfth day of Winter, the Archives gave to me
twelve hours of oral history interviews
,
eleven brilliant virtual interns, 
ten (thousand) new social media followers,
nine (thousand) volunpeer-transcribed pages,
eight (hundred) gigabytes of born-digital materials,
seven new blog authors,
six Adopt-a-Book items, 
five film fest programs,
four quarters of online reference requests,
three YouTube playlists,
two cubic feet of records,
and a new exhibit about the Hungerford Deed. 

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