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"Classic Six": New York City Apartment Building Living, 1880s-1910s

Apartment envy is not unique to New York City, but it is certainly one of the closest watched real estate markets in the world. As the twentieth century began, savvy real estate developers worked to create ever-grander buildings around Central Park and other prominent locations around the city. This digital collection from the New York Public Library brings together 1300 images that depict...
"Everyone would believe my pictures": The Legacy of Julien Bryan

American filmmaker Julien Bryan set out to chronicle life in Poland and Nazi Germany in the 1930s. His situation became quite precarious when Germany invaded Poland in September 1939, but he remained in order to document the siege of Warsaw. This site was established by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in order to bring some of his images and films to the general public. All told, the...
"Street art" draws attention of the public, potential investors, and law enforcement

Blek le Rat, the man who gave birth to Banksy Banksy [Macromedia Flash Player] Tate Modern: Street Art TIME: Art of the Street Photo...
"The Pageant of America" Photograph Archive

In 1926, the United States celebrated its sesquicentennial, and a number of special projects were organized to document the country's people, history, culture, and folkways. One such project was "The Pageant of America: A Pictorial History of the United States", published by Yale University Press from 1925 to 1929. Professor Ralph Henry Gabriel edited the work, and all told, it contained 15...
100 years after his birth, Broadway remembers one of its own

Loesser deserves more,frank-loesser-tribute-062710.article Frank Loesser at 100 Broadway: Frank Loesser IBDB: Frank Loesser Frank...
1850s & 1860s Hotel and Restaurant Menus

The University of Houston has increased its digital offerings in recent years to allow visitors to make their way through everything from home retail pamphlets from the 1920s to copper plate engravings from Theodor de Bry's "Grandes Voyages." This particular collection offers users access to 80 different menus from the 1850s and 1860s. The menus are taken from establishments that were located all...
200,000 historic recordings are making their way to the Library of Congress

Universal Music Donating 200K Master Recordings to Library of Congress A Digital Library Race, and Playing Catch-Up [Free registration may be required] Performing Arts Encyclopedia Music for the...
2010 Whitney Biennial

Your portal for all things related to the Whitney Museum's signature exhibition, 2020 Whitney Biennial features video, images, an events calendar, how to purchase the catalog, and links to download audio tour guides, playable on whatever device visits the show with you. Begun as an annual exhibition in 1932, the 2010 Biennial is the 75th anniversary edition of the show. Although most prior...
21st Century Music

For those not familiar with the world of new music, this very compelling journal may be just the place to start. The journal is edited by Mark Alburger, "an eclectic American composer of postminimal, postpopular, and postcomedic sensibilities." Since the journal's inception in January 2000, Alburger and his colleagues have drawn on a wide range of experts to craft their publication. In each issue,...
30,000 pumpkins appear in the middle of Boston and a world record is broken

A love in Common for pumpkins Morton, Illinois: The Pumpkin Capital of the World Big Pumpkin Recipes Pumpkin Carving 101 Its...
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