Carnival of the CommonsPosted by zyrcster in Carnival of The Commons
Archival footage brought to you by the Walt Disney Imagineers. Hat tip to the Getty Museum for this great web find. I got sucked into watching the whole series just now of time-lapse photography of the building of Disneyland in Southern California, circa the 1950s.
Heard around the Commons:
- Be a Friend with Benefits! the Brooklyn Museum tells how.
- Congrats to Smithsonian Science, Voice of America’s website winner of the week!
- When Good People Love Bad Pictures, some musings on photos and the internet, by Marvin Heiferman of the Smithsonian Photography Initiative
- How to build an 8-foot-tall light bulb out of LEGO bricks, from the SI’s National Museum of American History.
- The Prisoner of Zenda – read all about George Eastman House’s newest nitrate motion-picture acquisition (with great stills, too!).
- The Swedish National Heritage Board weighs in on social media. They also discuss bicycling to work.
- The New York Public Library has some tips for midlife job hunters.
- Read all about the White Gloves Tour in the Granite Belt region at the State Library of Queensland, Australia’s blog.
- Coming Soon: DCPL Discovery Packs for SirsiDynix Libraries, from the D.C. Public Library.
- Scientist Scott A. Braun Discusses “Peering Into the Storm: NASA’s Exploration of Hurricanes” on 16 September, at the Library of Congress.
- The Oregon State University Archives brings you The Legend of Llao Rock. Also, check out the story of Mt. Mazama.
- Put The Source from the National Library of New Zealand on your reading list; it’s news about digital libraries and library innovations from around the web.
- Starting 11 September, the National Library of Wales brings us Ken Elias: A Retrospective – a celebration of 40 years of painting.
Tags: Brooklyn Museum, George Eastman House, Library of Congress, National Library of New Zealand, New York Public Library, Oregon State University Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Photography Initiative, Swedish National Heritage Board