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What We’re Reading: August 6, 2009 Edition

Phineas Gage FlickrNew this week, the National Humanities Alliance has sent out their “Monthly Policy Digest” with updates from Washington (legislation, nominations, and more).  Also, the Public Interest Declassification Board takes another look at federal records policies. From the museums, learn about

Snapshots of the Past: The Commons on Flickr

Image from the Flickr Commons, New York Public Library's collectionsNo matter who the society or where the location, there have always been pictorial representations of people, places, and things dating back centuries. These pictorial representations were brought to life in 1826 when Joseph Nicéphora Niépce burned a permanent image

December 22, 2008