In a happy coincidence, for the second consecutive year the annual Award for Photography by the Northern Virginia Review, a publication of literature and the arts, has been given to a Library Systems & Services employee, Todd Morgan, who works onsite in the Libraries’ Cataloging Department.
Today in 1947 the Polaroid Land camera made its debut. The Libraries featured Polaroid items from its trade literature collection last year, as well as museum objects from the National Museum of American History.
From the first camera obscura to the modern digital camera it's time to celebrate Camera Day. Well, actually, June 29 was Camera Day, but it's always great to celebrate! You more »
The Smithsonian American Art/National Portrait Gallery Library has in its collection the photograph archive, The Pageant of America. This collection has also recently been digitized by The New York Public Library: In more »
Many of us are not fully aware of the enormous quantity of text, images, audio and video that are being produced today in digital format. But we can begin to more »
Huston Dove and Todd Morgan, both Library Systems and Services employees working for the Libraries’ Cataloging Department, had their photographs selected for inclusion in the 2010 issue of The Northern more »