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Annie Oakley visits the library

Annie Oakley visited the library today! Advertisements

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Signing your John Hancock: Making History Come Alive

usnatarchives: Bring your family to the National Archives on March 29 and explore the many ways people have placed their signature on history, from developing a signature style to signing groundbreaking policy into law. The Family Day hands-on activities will … Continue reading

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Monuments Men

archivesofamericanart: Just another day in the mines for the Monuments Men – archivist and co-curator of our Monuments Men exhibit Rihoko Ueno answers all your burning questions about the mines where the Nazis stored their looted art in this blog … Continue reading

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librarylinknj: vsw: The Walking Library from the VSW Soibelman Syndicate News Agency Archive vsw.org Those librarians, man. They’d give you the books off their backs! (Although this looks like a successful small business undertaking — the young woman was loaning books … Continue reading

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just wow. On Ice: 100-year-old negatives discovered in Antarctic

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powerful letter from a 5th grader who gets it. *things that make me have hope for the future* American Indians in Children’s Literature (AICL): Taylor (5th grader): “Do you mean all those Thanksgiving worksheets we had to color every year … Continue reading

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historyhobbit: originallonemagpie: Six students from De Montfort University have created a stellar 3D representation of 17th century London, as it existed before The Great Fire of 1666. The three-minute video provides a realistic animation of Tudor London, and particularly a section called Pudding … Continue reading

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libralthinking: uispeccoll: Halloween retrospective post!  Here are the thematic posts from October in case you missed any, just click through for the whole post with more images and gifs: Der Struwwelpeter (Shockheaded Peter), 1845.  De la démonomanie des sorciers.  Paris, … Continue reading

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multicolors: benskid: Know where you stand. Wow stunning

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chroniclebooks: This one’s for the Tumblarians: Card Catalog, a new notecard set featuring 30 beloved classics, reproduced from the original Library of Congress card catalog.  I just want to stack rows and rows of the keepsake boxes on my shelf. 

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