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7 years ago
[caption id="attachment_1345" align="alignnone" width="564" caption="Venice, Italy 1920"][/caption] Typical  street scene in Venice, Italy in 1920.
7 years ago
[caption id="attachment_1340" align="aligncenter" width="800" caption="Saint Bernard Dogs and Boat Keeper, Jasper Park Lodge"][/caption] Apparently, you can still stay at the Jasper Park Lodge...
7 years ago
This beautiful photo of Fujiyama Mountain in Japan was done in 1920.  This mountain, often called Mount Fuji, is actually the tallest mountain in Japan, located on Honshu Island. On a clear day, you can actually spot Mount Fuji from Tokyo!
Columbia is debuting a new library homepage on Monday which features, just below its mega banner, a trendily huge search bar. I've been thinking about search bars quite a lot lately as the library prepares for a transition to Serials Solutions Summon
7 years ago
[caption id="Bryson Library, Teachers College. Waiting To Obtain Books. Summer Session. (1920)" width="800" ][/caption] Bryson Library, Teachers College. Waiting To Obtain Books. Summer Session. (1920) As we head into summer term here at the library, I wanted to share a similar scene from almost a hundre...
7 years ago
Yellowstone Nat'l.Park, Bears in Yellowstone
May 24 is the anniversary of the Brooklyn Bridge's opening in 1883. Here are two gems from the archives to celebrate this majestic structure, no doubt one of the world's most recognizable bridges! The image of the view from the Bridge is from the library's Rothman Lantern Slide Collection and the poem is from the Henry Harap pocket in Pocket Knowledge and was written by A.E. Albrecht, New York's Director of Department of Agriculture and Markets back in the 1930s.
7 years ago
Photo from the Bronx Zoo by Dwayne ...
The Ziegfeld Collection of International Children's Art is an absolute knockout collection of drawings! It is nearly impossible to select a highlight or two (or three!) to share but I will try my best. The Collection was started by TC professor Edwin Ziegfeld in the 1950s and grew to contain around 350 works of art made by children aged 10 to 18. The countries represented range from Portugal, Germany, South Africa and more. What strikes me the most about some of these works is the perspective in which they are done.  Here is a nice example of what I am talking about: