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Read the first-hand perspectives from the staff who preserve and document the history of the visual arts in America.
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.
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Elizabeth Botten, a member of our reference staff, finds some favorite woollen treasures from the collection.