Today, May 18th is National Bike to Work Day! Did you hop on your velocipede or walking machine for your commute today? If you missed it, don’t worry. National Bike Month is celebrated throughout the month of May. Our Galaxy of Images has an entire collection of bicycle imagery to get you in the mood!
The Trade Literature Collection at the National Museum of American History Library includes a number of school related trade catalogs. This catalog by J. L. Hammett entitled Illustrated Catalogue of School Merchandise 1872-1873 w/1874 cover and price list of school furniture includes desks and chairs for students and teachers. Some of the desk styles have a chair attached to a desk while others have a separate desk and chair.
The National Museum of American History (NMAH) Library initiated a summer weeding project that will create a better meeting space for researchers to use reference materials and work collaboratively.
The Libraries is delighted to announce that Bill Baxter has been appointed the new Head of the History and Culture Department.