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In Retrospect: July Blogging Edition

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Here’s a roundup of what’s been going on in the Library of Congress blogosphere in July.

  • In the Muse: Performing Arts Blog

Six Degrees of Ernst Bacon

Pat Padua connects composer Ernst Bacon to Kevin Bacon, among others.

  • The Signal: Digital Preservation

 One Family’s Personal Digital Archives Project

Mike Ashenfelder relates the story of Vernon James and his son James.

  • Picture This: Library of Congress Prints & Photos

 Celebrate Sparkling New FSA Scans

New photos in the Farm Security Administration Collection have been digitized.

  • From the Catbird Seat: Poetry & Literature at the Library of Congress

Sagan’s Papers Offer a Window into His Literary Pursuits

Carl Sagan’s papers include his reading list.

  • Inside Adams: Science, Technology & Business

 A Fortune Made from Fur: John Jacob Astor

Ellen Terrell gives a brief biography of the businessman.

  • In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress

180th Anniversary of the Law Library of Congress

The Law Library celebrates a milestone.

  • Teaching with the Library of Congress

Sharing Summer Teacher Institute Discoveries

Visiting teachers make collection discoveries.

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