While I travel all over the country in search of archival material to bring back to the Smithsonian, I recently had a rare opportunity to visit my own hometown of Fort Worth, Texas.
In the latest installment of Beards of Note, our intrepid facial hair researcher, archivist Jennifer Snyder, explores a style of beard called the Monkey Tail.
The ten year journey to digitize the records of Jacques Seligmann & Co.
Fully Digitized Collections Document African American Art and Artists of the Twentieth Century
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 14 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.