In my experience, it’s a thin line between love and hate when Valentine’s Day rolls around. Some people can't get enough of roses, chocolates, and romance, while others can’t stop grumbling about how it’s just a stupid holiday invented by the greeting card companies. As someone who prefers to refer to February 14th as “Shmalentine’s Day,” you can guess which camp I fall into.
Archives of American Art Journal editor Darcy Tell, remembers Garnett McCoy, curator emeritus of the Archives.
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Elizabeth Botten, a member of our reference staff, finds some favorite woollen treasures from the collection.
Registrar Susan Cary explores the Archives for images of her favorite bird, the turkey.
Curatorial assistant Mary Savig digs into the Archives' closet for costume inspiration.
In the latest from the series Mustaches of Note, archivist Jennifer Snyder studies the facial hair of John White Alexander.
Archivist Erin Corely highlights the Hiram Powers papers, the 100th fully digitized collection available to researchers online as part of the Terra Foundation for American Art Digitization Project.