Check out these recent posts from various archives and Mississippi related blogs:
- The National Archives NARAtions blog discusses photographs from the Depression-era National Youth Administration in this post. (MDAH recently digitized our NYA Work Projects Photograph Album, 1937-1939.)
- The Mississippi Museum of Art blog has an update on the progress of The Art Garden and photos of one the pieces being crafted for display.
- Genealogists will be interested in these posts:
- The Smithsonian Archives of American Art blog remembers slain Civil Rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner and highlights a letter written by Goodman’s mother.
- Mound Bayou is the subject of a week long series on the Preservation in Mississippi blog.
- From the Smithsonian Collections Blog: the summer movie “Super 8″ and the history of the Super 8 millimeter film.
- Speaking of movies, the Mississippi Library Commission digs deeper into real-life Harry Potters and the etymology of “Dumbledore” and other words from the books.
- The title says it all on this post from the National Museum of American History’s “O Say Can You See” blog, “The gun that won’t exist until 2419.”