November 2017

Posted by | November 20, 2017
Deep Learning in the Closed Stacks: Possibilities for Archives Procedure Automation

Rotunda of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Image via Blake Patterson. Lately, I've been doing a lot of reading about the origins of the "public museum"- a institution...

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Posted by | November 12, 2017
Popular Culture, Publicly-owned

They're coming to get you, Barbra. This iconic line appears in the very first scene of George Romero'sNight of the Living Dead (1968), one of my very favorite horror films....

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Posted by | November 9, 2017
Local Historical Context: The Material Culture of Port Penn, Somewhere in Time

Marshes at low tide, Port Penn, Delaware. Author's photo. The Cleaver House in Port Penn. Author's photo. This view of the marshy shore of Port Penn, Delaware looks charmingly bucolic,...

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Posted by | November 5, 2017
Monument Lab Live: Hidden Histories and Missing Monuments (A Reflection)

Reflect on history. Imagine the future. Change the present. -Monument Lab tagline It's taken me about three weeks to gather my thoughts about the Monument Lab program that I attended at...

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Posted by | November 3, 2017
Olympia in Juxtaposition

My saber label in the WWI Olympia exhibit This past week I boarded Cruiser Olympia at the Independence Seaport Museum for what I think was the fourth time. I've found...

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