Blogs across the Smithsonian will give an inside look at the Institution’s archival collections and practices during a month long blogathon in celebration of October’s American Archives Month. See additional posts from our other participating blogs, as well as related events and resources, on the Smithsonian’s Archives Month website.
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 14th as “Shmalentine’s Day,” you can guess which camp I fall into.