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Photography Podcast

Listen to the podcast by Sarah Donahue about the history of photography, and what makes these pictures historical and memorable (talking about the photos: Falling Man by Richard Drew, V-J Day in Times Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt, Migrant Mother by Dorothea Lang, and Lunch Atop a Skyscraper (photographer unknown)). 64 more words


Portugal's white gold

It is likely that it was the attraction of metals, fishing and opportunities for salt evaporation that brought in turn the Phoenicians, Greeks, Carthaginians and eventually the Romans to Iberia’s southern coastal waters and land. 494 more words

Flavours Of Portugal

The Last Train (Almost)

Everybody in Kaw City knew when to expect the Santa Fe train to roll through the city. On slow, summer evenings, it wasn’t unusual for a crowd to gather on the north end of town by the grain elevator to watch it go by. 215 more words


Welcome the Médiathèques Valence Romans Agglo to the Flickr Commons!

Médiathèques Valence Romans Agglo, or Network of Media Libraries of Valence Romans Agglo, Valence, Rhone-Alpes, consists of 14 public libraries located in the Southeastern region of France. 92 more words


Kaw City Newspaper

The Kaw City Newspaper appeared shortly after the small Oklahoma town was established. News didn’t travel as fast in those days. Every letter of every word had to be set in place by hand. 137 more words