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Archive: August 2018 (2 Posts)

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

Baseball Advertising Hits it Out of the Park

Posted by: Kristi Finefield

The following is a guest post by Jan Grenci, Reference Specialist for Posters in the Prints and Photographs Division – as well as a long-suffering Pittsburgh Pirates fan. For almost as long as the game has been played, baseball imagery has been used to advertise a wide variety of products. These items from the Prints …

Visualizing Southern Architecture in Story Maps

Posted by: Kristi Finefield

Visual materials, such as photos, not only depict a place, but can also provide a deeper understanding of that place. While a single photo offers a single moment in the timeline of a place’s history, a group of photos of a larger region can suggest a much broader story, influenced by the connections between places …