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The Littlest Models: Harry Whittier Frees' Animal Photography

“Puppies are tractable when rightly understood, but the kitten is the most versatile animal actor, and possesses the greatest variety of appeal.”

Harry Whittier Frees was a Pennsylvania native and creator of novelty animal postcards in the early 1900s.

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A Midsummer's Update

Can’t believe summer feels like it’s almost over. Thought I’d give an update on what I’ve been up to this summer.

Interning at the Library of Congress: 601 more words

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Summer 2017 Adventures: Washington D.C.

So in an earlier post I mentioned how I was in Washington D.C. for school earlier this summer.  Well, now it’s time to mention the fun tourist stuff I got to do!   488 more words

Books Are Transporting

The U.S. Library of Congress has just released the poster for this year’s National Book Festival on September 2, 2017 in Washington DC. If the artwork looks familiar, that’s because it’s by the celebrated New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast.


Babe, Hank, Barry, And Joe

Barry Bonds was about to break the lifetime record for home runs. Folks said the record was tainted because of steroid use, and because Mr. Bonds was not a nice man. 1,498 more words

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NARA: National Archives and Library of Congress Join PDF Association

NARA: National Archives and Library of Congress Join PDF Association. “Today, the National Archives and the Library of Congress announced joining the PDF Association , which promotes adoption of international standards for portable document format technology, as partner organizations. 10 more words

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