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  • Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
    Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Winchester, Va.
    The Steward Bell Jr. Archives are located in the basement of the Handley Library in downtown Winchester. The archives were established in 1979 and contain an extensive collection of material on the people, places and events of the Lower Shenandoah...
  • Presidential Motorcade, Dallas
    The Sixth Floor Museum receives historical photographic archive
    This past Saturday, November 22, Dallas Morning News officials donated their entire archive of photographs and negatives relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy to the Sixth Floor Museum. The timing of the donation commemorated...
  • Genealogy: all records lead to your family history
    Genealogy: census, online, library, society or archives, people working together
    Genealogy research includes census, online, library, society, archives, and people all working together. The family historian will use all of the above. The following example will demonstrate how to research from the known to the unknown.Census...
  • Twelve places to hit on your genealogy road trip
    Twelve places to hit on your genealogy road trip
    Are you planning a genealogy research trip? It is not uncommon for researchers to discover that they could have been a lot more prepared once they arrive. To avoid returning home from your journey empty handed, select a few stops below and follow...
  • Escoffier signed menu at the CIA
    Rare menu and book collection opens at the CIA
    When one thinks of The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) the first thing that comes to mind isn’t a library of rare books and menus – it is food! Well, all that is about to change.The CIA announced today that after years behind...
  • Peek inside Stratford Festival Archives, world’s largest devoted to one theater
    Peek inside Stratford Festival Archives, world’s largest devoted to one theater
    For theater-goers, the play’s over when the lights go up and the ovation dies down. But for the Archives staff of the Stratford Festival, the work is just beginning.There’s the film of each production to file away, along with the...
  • Dusty Springfield
    BBC delves into Dusty Springfield archives in radio show today
    The latest segment of the BBC's “At the BBC” radio series, which airs at 20:00 tonight in the UK (3 p.m. ET/noon PT), features Dusty Springfield. The show, hosted by Johnnie Walker, includes both music and interviews from past Beeb...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation linoleum tile design- May Basket
    Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation releases archives
    New partnership with MoMA and Columbia improves access to organic architecture material while ensuring longer-term fundingAt last Frank Lloyd Wright archives are available to all. The famous architect left a body of visionary work second to none...
  • Both Sides of the Lens
    Birmingham Public Library exhibit rich with history
    Behind every picture has a story, a history, and a deeper significance that goes beyond the factual image presented by the factual visual canvas in front of the viewer. Andrew Nelson, a doctoral student at the University of Maryland at College...
  • Bacardi
    Pittsburgh Drinks: Bacardi Rum
    At many of the drinking establishments around Pittsburgh the preferred brand of rum to be used in mixed drinks is Bacardi. It’s a brand of rum made in Puerto Rico that’s been around for 150 years. Bacardi is now celebrating its iconic...
  • History of Pittsburgh Archives
    History of Pittsburgh in archives
    As part of Pittsburgh’s 250th Birthday Celebration, City Council and the City Clerk’s Office worked with the Allegheny Conference and the Senator John Heinz History Center to offer an historic display of rarely seen archival materials...
  • Rolling-Stones-2005
    Rolling Stones ask the public for help in gathering Rolling Stones archives
    The Rolling Stones want people to send them any rare and previously unreleased videos, photos or audio that they have of the band.Here is the announcement that was made on the Rolling Stones' official Facebook page on March 28, 2012:"Dear...
  • Teacher's Certificate Records 1922-1945
    Was your ancestor a teacher?
    The South Carolina Department of Archives and History, located in Columbia,has resources for identifying an ancestor who was a teacher in Richland County:1907-1922 (Record Number: L 40095; Richland County (SC). Board of Education. Teacher's...
  • The Golden Bridge cover
    Home Children: Small in stature, but large contributors to Canadian society
    The Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada dedicated a plaque on August 29, 2001 to commemorate the contributions of “Home Children”. This plaque is located at 51 Avon Street, Stratford, Ontario near a former receiving home for...
  • "Bedspring Symphony"
    Rolling Stones open up the vaults, starting with '73 bootleg
    It seemed for many years the Rolling Stones were hesitant in releasing archival shows and music and preferred to concentrate on their current work.Then, slowly, things began to change, most recently with the releases of expanded versions of &ldquo...