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Recent Uploads to the Commons

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Catching up with the Continent …

The Bibliothèque de Toulouse has been prolific in its uploads since the new year, with hundreds of new regional images, including stereoscopic landscapes, stamps, ships, bullfights, and warmer days in Biarritz.

Arènes, toréro, taureau
Eighty new images from Bergen Public Library focus on portraits, especially of Edvard Grieg and family, and on scenes of Norway.

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson & Edvard Grieg
The Swedish National Heritage Board continues regular weekly uploads of a range of its collection, with a wealth of rune stones and landscapes.

Archaeological excavation in Härnösand, Ångermanland, Sweden
From the Biblioteca de Arte-Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, dozens of new images of architectural treasures, workplaces, celebrations, and more.

Móveis A. Campos, Ldª, Lisboa, Portugal
And Nationaal Archief brings us poverty to receive gifts and celebrate Mardi Gras.

Prins Carnaval Wannes I

Recent Uploads to the Commons

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After several weeks on hiatus, Recent Uploads is back! For the next few posts, Recent Uploads could be as “recent” as November, but we hope you’ll discover something new in the Commons that you’d missed in the meantime.

Montreal, Canada’s Musée McCord is also back, with new sets of Canadian ships and trains, winter and summer sports, and children with toys.

Kahnawake Lacrosse Club, Montreal, QC, 1867
From Western Canada, the Galt Museum & Archives brings Lethridge, Alberta firsts and lost buildings. And what says “Canadian Prairie winter” more than curling?

Eugene B. Ely Piloting The First Aircraft Flight In Lethbridge
Just below the Canada-U.S. border, George Eastman House, an early Commons member, brings more of its fine collection to the Commons — from the animal world … adorable kittens included.

Kitten nestled in a bonnet (ca. 1885)
Across the continent, Oregon State University Archives brings its usual wide range, from colorful suburbs, perfect pools, garden art, and promenades to postwar France, Germany, and “wonderful” Italy. And who can resist a set called Couple of people doing stuff in the Commons?

Couple of women observing rainbow trout
And also in the American West, the University of Washington Digital Collections a sizable set of photographs of Federal Emergency Relief projects from the mid-1930s, from construction projects to housing for the homeless — a significant addition to the growing amount of Depression-era American photography to be found in the Commons.

Cost of Living Survey Office

Recent Uploads to the Commons

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From the National Library of Scotland, two major new collections: Construction of the Forth Bridge illustrations 1886-87 and Photographs from the Tay Bridge Enquiry. The Tay Bridge “collapsed because of high winds on 28 December 1879.”

Fallen girders, Tay Bridge
Both the U.S. National Archives and the Center for Jewish History, NYC uploaded photographs for Veterans’ Day.

Photograph of Marine Wives at Camp Pendleton, California Waiting for the Return of Prisoners of War, 02/12/1973
The Library of Congress’s Bain Collection Friday update was part baseball, part processions and public events, part portrait, and one damaged ship.

Linc. Steffens 1/2 length, hanging on balcony (LOC)
The Biblioteca de Arte-Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian adds to its commercial-location photography, witha focus on pousadas.

Pousada de Serém, Portugal
And for those of you who don’t follow us on Twitter, the State Library of Queensland, Australia, has More Moustaches.

Head and shoulders portrait of an unidentified man, 1870-1880

Recent Uploads to the Commons

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Keene and Cheshire County (NH) Historical Photos has uploaded a wealth of color photographs of residences and businesses.

Crystal Restaurant in Keene New Hampshire
The State Library of Queensland, Australia, has added a postcard from the First World War to its photographic postcard collections. Watch for more new Armistice Day photographs from Commons institutions this week.

Taking a break from the battlefield, chatting around the campfire, ca. 1917
Oregon State University Archives has begun to post photographs from the teaching collection of landscape architect Arthur Peck.

Car parked in front of house
The Library of Congress expands its Commons collection of jazz photos.

Portrait of Buddy Weed, ABC studio, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. May 1947
The Bibliothèque de Toulouse posts portraits by Eugène Trutat.

Caroline en costume masculin, Cornusson
From SMU Central Libraries, some stunning mounted images of geysers by William Henry Jackson from the 1870s.

Crater of Old Faithful
The Biblioteca de Arte-Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian adds to its images of mid-20th-century industrial interiors on Flickr.

Laboratório Normal, Mem Martins, Portugal

Recent Uploads to the Commons

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Oregon Statue University Archives focuses on OSU itself.

The Art Studio
From another campus, SMU, a mix of drawing and photography of native peoples.

Types of Mojave Indians
The Swedish National Heritage Board expands its collection of images of Swedish towns and cities.

Jönköping, Småland, Sweden
The Biblioteca de Arte-Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian goes shopping!

Antiga Casa José Alexandre, Lisboa, Portugal
While NASA heads into orbit and beyond, in uniform.

Two astronauts check mobility of different types of Apollo space suits
The National Library of Wales goes to school.

Gymnasts at Rhos-ddu Junior School
Recent uploads from the National Maritime Museum focus on particular named ships.

Cable Laying Machinery on the ‘Great Eastern’

Recent Uploads to the Commons

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The Library of Congress continues to expand its Bain Collection of news photographs from the 1910s and its Gottlieb collection of jazz photos.

I.W.W. Hat Card — Bread of Revolution
From the UK National Archives, a set of travel- and transport-related photographs, from a 2000 exhibition.

Airship Infrastructure
US National Archives uploads include photographs from Martin Luther King’s 1963 Civil Rights march on Washington.

WNBQ/National Broadcasting Company television crew (Channel 5) with Washington Monument and crowd in the background
The State Library and Archives of Florida has expanded its Agriculture Research set … and we think this Halloween photo is related too.

Pam Maneeratana displays her carved pumpkins: Tallahassee, Florida
The Galt Museum & Archives focuses on nursing education and care in Alberta.

Sunbeam Ward
From Nationaal Archief, we have land and water … and sometimes, it seems, some of each.

IJs-plateau aan het strand / Ice-table: ebb-tide at a Dutch beach

More Recent Uploads

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From NASA, the world from space.

Cresent Earth rises above lunar horizon
From the Field Museum, a set of 74 photographs taken by Huron Smith in Georgia.

Men holding forestry tools
From the Center for Jewish History in NYC, engravings and lithographs.

Lithograph by Leo Haas (1901-1983), Holocaust artist, who survived Theresienstadt and Auschwitz
From the National Library of Wales, images by Geoff Charles of groups of people — many surely alive or identifiable — gathered for work, for celebration, and more.

Oswestry Old Folks’ Club’s annual outing to the seaside
The Keene and Cheshire County (NH) Historical Photos photostream continues to grow every week, with local people and buildings. Identifications are welcomed!

Mary Emerson Robbe (?) of Dublin New Hampshire
Also very active, the Biblioteca de Arte-Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian photostream includes new images of silver, construction projects, factory interiors, and more.

Casa Jalco, Lisboa, Portugal

Recent Uploads to the Commons

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New images from the Bibliothèque de Toulouse turn Eugène Trutat’s lens on himself, ego, and his family.

Ego [Eugène Trutat]
Recent uploads from the University of Washington’s Digital Collections range from the university itself to as far away as the Philippines.

Some of the tallest rice terraces in the world, probably at Batad, Philippines
From the UK National Archives, a set of images from surgeon’s logs.

Sea snakes of the Southern Ocean
The U.S. National Archives expands its Commons holdings across all its categories, from landscape to historical imagery to the 1970s Documerica project.

Crossing the painted road which extends east from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Center City in the background, 09/1973.
Recent uploads from the National Maritime Museum include several portraits from the Royal Hospital School.

School shooting team
From the SMU Central University Libraries, the Texas State Fair!

Outdoor ice show, “Pepsi on Ice,” State Fair of Texas

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From the National Maritime Museum, spectacular photographs from early polar expeditions.

Ocean Camp established on the ice, Weddell Sea
From the State Library of Queensland, Australia, photos taken by George Jackman in Brisbane.

Soccer team members wave goodbye from the train, Brisbane
They’re clearing the land, gardening, enjoying the cottage view, and much more at the Keene and Cheshire County (NH) photo collection.

Paying an Election Bet, Central Square in Keene New Hampshire
New (old) views of Washington DC from the Smithsonian Institution are looking for “now” photos.

Washington, DC, Tree-lined Street
The State Library and Archives of Florida had added to its state-produced video clips in the Commons.
Water Hyacinth: The Silent Aggressor
From Upper Arlington Archives, people and places of 1919.

Carey Clayton Hoel, 1919
SMU Central University Libraries adds to its historical “SMU Central University Libraries adds to its historical “type” photographs from Central and South America.

Tehuana in baile costume
The Swedish National Heritage Board adds new views of Sweden. We’d love to see what these places look like today!

Visby, Gotland, Sweden
Bain Collection Friday at the Library of Congress last week included baseball, boxing, tea, international meetings, ice dancing, and a range of often-mustached people in the news.

Mrs. L.E. Donler — “Yunn Princess Chinda”

Recent Uploads to the Commons: Summertime

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This week, eat out with the Nationaal Archief.
Automatiek / Automat for snacks
Or keep company through the dog days with the State Library of Florida.
Jesse Messmore Dakin petting dog while cat sleeps by piano in the living room at the Racimo Plantation
Feel the music of new jazz set uploads from the Library of Congress.
[Portrait of Buddy De Franco, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947]
Go to the Expo with the Biblioteca de Arte-Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
Exposição do Mundo Português, Lisboa, 1940
Take a hike with the Center for Jewish History.
Blau-Weiss hikers with instruments
Tour Lockhart State Park with the Texas State Archives.
Lockhart State Park – Combination Building – SP51_061
Visit New Orleans with the SMU Central University Libraries.
[New Orleans dock, lower left, with the French Quarter and the Saint Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square lower right]
Or get married with the National Library of Wales!
Wedding group