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Archive: March 2018 (2 Posts)

Portrait of Harriet Tubman. Photo by Benjamin F. Powelson, 1868 or 1869.

Celebrating Harriet Tubman and the Emily Howland Album

Posted by: Barbara Orbach Natanson

Last week, Prints and Photographs Division staff had an opportunity to participate in Washington, D.C.’s first annual celebration of Harriet Tubman Day, which represented several very satisfying convergences. The official Harriet Tubman Day is March 10th, the date of Tubman’s death (the date of her birth is not known). The celebration was held March 8th  …

Smiling woman dressed in outdoor winter clothes holds a large, old-style camera

Caught Our Eyes: Canine Cart Trip

Posted by: Barbara Orbach Natanson

Photo preservation specialist Donna Collins recently added this photo to the “eye catching” images we share on our conference room  wall. Donna noted, “For those of us who’ve shared the joyful experience of inviting an enthusiastic dog (or two) to hop in the car for a ride, the composition of this photo recently caught my …