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Photos submitted to be included in the Library of Congress’ permanent collection show American life during the coronavirus pandemic

The Library of Congress is inviting Flickr users across the US to submit images documenting their experiences during the coronavirus pandemic for inclusion in its permanent collections. The agency wants to assemble a “diverse collection” of images to help future generations understand the impact of COVID-19 on American life. Since […]
Photos submitted to be included in the Library of Congress’ permanent collection show American life during the coronavirus pandemic
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A photographer spent 40 years documenting America’s unique roadside attractions in more than 11,000 photos. Here are the coolest ones.

The Library of Congress just released more than 11,000 images of roadside attractions and classic Americana into the public domain. Critic and photographer John Margolies took the high-resolution photos over 40 years of travelling around the country. The photos document drive-ins, car washes, diners, and other unusual structures. Visit Business […]
A photographer spent 40 years documenting America’s unique roadside attractions in more than 11,000 photos. Here are the coolest ones.
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The Library of Congress won’t be archiving every public tweet anymore

The Library of Congress will stop recording every public tweet after December 31, 2017. It will, however, record tweets “on a very selective basis.” The Library’s decision was made because its original agreement doesn’t reflect all the ways Twitter has evolved since 2010. After December 31, 2017, The Library of […]
The Library of Congress won’t be archiving every public tweet anymore