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The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
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Decay of asylum which was once 7,000 disturbed U.S. patients

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Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital, New Jersey, opened in 1876 and was once America's largest building, with more than 7,000 patients including folk singer Woody Guthrie.

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Chicago Century: Reading The Tribune 100 Years Later

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Adam Webb writes this blog and reminds you that libraries are kind of amazing.
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Well preserved Iron Age village uncovered in Denmark

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A well-preserved Iron Age village found in Northern Denmark includes a number of houses complete with fireplaces, chalk floors and cobbled paving

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Elizabeth Otis's curator insight, January 17, 2014 6:34 PM

I though it was very interesting how this was newly discovered and I was just learning about houses that used to be bult underground. I gess it was a common tactic to help keep the people warm during winter and cool during summer. 

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The Ghost of Shipwrecks Future

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IT WAS AN UGLY SHIP, AND STILL IS. The steamer Mohawk was a 387-foot workhorse on the weekly run to Havana, carrying freight and discount passengers in both...
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The author dives to the wreck of the Mohawk, where his uncle died in 1935.

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The author dives to the wreck of the Mohawk, where his uncle died in 1935.

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There Was a Chinatown in San Jose

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There Was a Chinatown Here: Objects and Stories from Downtown San Jose



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What do you think happened to it? 


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Archaeology Day at the Grand Canyon

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The Grand Canyon’s sixth annual Archaeology day will be celebrated on Saturday, March 23, 2013, which commemorates Arizona Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month. Special programs, activities and demonstrations will be held at the Grand Canyon Visitor Center throughout the day, with a special evening program at the Shrine of the Ages.

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Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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