News for the week of September 8-12, 2014

12 Sep 2014 8:53 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Lots of news this week - let's get to it!

From the State:

Sarasota: The Ringling Museum of Art is planning a new exhibit of circus banners to begin in November.

Tallahassee: Checking in with Florida Memory, take a look at a newly acquired collection remembering the Beatles' visit to Jacksonville in 1964.

From the Country:

Fairfax, Virginia: As we commemorated the 13th anniversary of 9/11, the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media announced an upgraded and redesigned website for the September 11 Digital Archive.

Houston, Texas: A newly released archive of materials from the New York Times on the 1900 Galveston Hurricane gives voice to the survivors of that long ago storm.

Washington, D.C.: An extensive Rosa Parks' archive has been given in a long term loan to the Library of Congress.

Princeton, New Jersey: A new set of World War I materials has made its way on line from Princeton University.

From the World:

Brampton, Ontario, Canada: September 11th marked the 75th anniversary of Canada's entry into World War II and was marked with new oral histories for the Memory Project.

Jerusalem, Israel: The Israel Antiquities Authority announced a new online museum.

For Fun:

As we head into fall, Halloween is right around the corner. Take a look at one artist's repurposing of Library of Congress photographs to create horror artwork.

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