Carnival of the Commons: Spring Edition

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Everything from the Swedish National Heritage Board is new! Try out this set of Carl Curman’s travels in Denmark, Holland and Germany. He was a physician and a scientist who did a lot of traveling abroad in Europe, to study health resorts, art and architecture.
Carl Curman – Europe
While you’re visiting Europe, the Biblioteca de Arte–Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian has another set of photos from the Mário Novais studio, all about exhibitions: agricultural, farming, industrial or service photography.
Exposições de cariz económico
Swing by France to see magnificent castles from the Bibliothèque de Toulouse.
The Oregon State University Archives takes you to Ireland to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
Whiddy Island
Don’t drink too much, though, or you’ll ride off the rails.
The Nationaal Archief documents all sorts of troubles.

Ongelukken / Accidents
Did you know that the US Army set up logging camp in Oregon to build spruce airplanes for World War I? The Oregon State University Archives tells us how.
Gerald Williams Collection: Spruce Production Division
Don’t forget, all photos from the Nantucket Historical Association are new. This actor’s colony escaped the stifling city heat in summer for anything goes on the island.
‘Sconset Actors Colony
The State Library of New South Wales presents … Katharine Hepburn!
Film & cinema
Derek Powazek’s session at SXSW mentions the Brooklyn’s Museum’s Click! exhibition.
Click! at SXSW
Another captivating video from the Powerhouse Museum. The Powerhouse keeps adding to its Tyrrell Collection, too, where the photo in this video is from.
Exploring Martin Place
More scientific women from the Smithsonian!
You’ll enjoy Adventures in the Morgue.

Women in Science

Go Visit!

20 Mar.–24 Apr.: Attend an interactive 6-week Queensland history course at the State Library of Queensland, Australia.

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