Archive for January, 2011

Remix: Going Somewhere?

Posted by Stephanie Fysh in Remix

Penny Richards gets Aviatrix Lores Bonney ready for journeys on much larger, faster planes.

State Library of Queensland, Australia
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ORIGINAL REMIX

Mrs. Pat Campbell in “Pygmallion” (LOC)

Posted by Nina in Best of The Commons

creator: Bain News Service, publisher.
Mrs. Pat Campbell in “Pygmallion” (LOC)
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creation date: [between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]
Library of Congress: LC-B2- 3030-6

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Oak, Djurgården, Stockholm

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Oak, Djurgården, Stockholm

creator: Carl Curman
Oak, Djurgården, Stockholm,
creation date: 1890s
Swedish National Heritage Board: CC000355

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Thomas Cole

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Thomas Cole

creator: Unidentified photographer
Thomas Cole, creation date: 1845
Smithsonian Institution: aaa_macbgall_8651

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Flooding in Australia, 1890

Posted by Stephanie Fysh in News
Floods at Grafton, 11 March 1890

Floods at Grafton, 11 March 1890

With the current devastating news in Australia, the State Library of New South Wales has released to the Commons some of its historical images of previous floods:

The State Library of New South Wales is thinking of all of those in Queensland affected by floods, including the State Library of Queensland.

See historical flood images from the State Library of Queensland, Australia, here.

Snow in Florida! … in 1958

Posted by Stephanie Fysh in Uncategorized
Florida State University Students Enjoying a Day of Snow: Tallahassee, Florida

Florida State University Students Enjoying a Day of Snow: Tallahassee, Florida

Florida State University Students Enjoying a Day of Snow: Tallahassee, Florida
February 13, 1958
State Library and Archives of Florida: Rc06637

Operation Windmill Member Sitting in the Snow

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Operation Windmill Member Sitting in the Snow

creator: unknown
Operation Windmill Member Sitting in the Snow,
creation date: 1947
Smithsonian Institution: SIA2010-0653

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Gator Bowl, 1946

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Robert E. Fisher
University of Oklahoma Football Team Arriving for the Gator Bowl, December 26, 1946
State Library and Archives of Florida: RF00286

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