Black History Month
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library is featuring local African American history in Ferbruary on its “Local History Announcements” blog.
The National Archives has photographs related to the Tuskegee Airmen. Find out more in this blog post from NARAtions.
Read about the 1942 Negro League World Series and the match up of two great African American baseball players in this post from the National Museum of American History’s “O Say Can You See?” blog.
This post from the “Picture This” blog surveys civil rights era photographs in the Library of Congress collection.
The Smithsonian Collections Blog uses a photograph of composer Duke Ellington to discuss issues related archival practice and digitization.
The National Museum of American History explores love stories in its collections in this post from the “O Say Can You See?” blog.
Explore historic Valentine’s Day cards on the “Picture This” blog of the Library of Congress.
Check out the “Official MissPres 101 Places to See Before You Die Map” on the Preservation in Mississippi blog.
What did Washington, D.C., look like in the 1860s? Find out in this post from the National Museum of American History’s “O Say Can You See?” blog.
Listen to audio clips from Monitor Records albums such as “Russian Cabaret” and “Vienna by Night” on the Smithsonian Collections Blog.