Our Instagram followers (we’re @SILibraries) may have noticed some extra ornithological action in our feed recently. “Martha”, an origami passenger pigeon, has been in the spotlight the last few Mondays.
The scientific names assigned to animals often have intriguing origins, which can be revealed more »
The Cooper-Hewitt Library is celebrating the release of Shedding Light on New York: Edward more »
The Smithsonian joins the Flickr Commons project on June 16! The Smithsonian Libraries provided more »
Recto: Abraham Woodside (born Philadelphia, PA, 1819; died Philadelphia, PA,1853) Verso: Carte-de-visite photographer: H. more »