News for May 4-May 8, 2015

08 May 2015 8:39 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Happy Friday everyone! We're very excited for SFA 2015 Annual Meeting next week! Because of that, and the fact we'll all be south, there will be no news post next Friday. Looking forward to seeing you all on Wednesday!

From the State

Tallahassee: A look at the death mask of Napoleon in celebration of his death anniversary.

From the Country

Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Libraries have acquired a book printed by Benjamin Franklin.

Ann Arbor, MI: Former US Representative John Dingell is donating his archive to the Bentley Historical Library.

Los Angeles, CA: a project at UCLA's Film and Television Archive will restore Latin American movies

From the World

Minsk, Belarus: The archives of the Great Patriotic War are still being organized and explored.

Saint Helier, Jersey: New online archive makes documents from the German Occupation of the island available

Wellington, New Zealand: 40,000 images documenting New Zealand's exploration of Antarctica have been delivered to Archives New Zealand. 

From the Blogosphere

Caption These Bits strikes again with some Peanuts humor.

The Internet Archive is growing up.

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