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Blog Posts from September 2013

September 9, 2013
By Paige Myers Textile Conservator, North Carolina Museum of History The bloodied coat of Lt. Col. Thomas Hart Ruffin has a storied history. A lawyer and U.S. Congressman from Franklin County, North Carolina, Ruffin commanded Company H of the 1 st North Carolina Cavalry until he was promoted to the...Read more
September 6, 2013
Jon-Paul Dyson Director, International Center for the History of Electronic Games , The Strong Over the past half century, video games have transformed our society. Museums and libraries struggle with the challenges of ever-changing technology to preserve that cultural legacy. Consider an example...Read more
September 5, 2013
Ed note: This blog post is made in conjunction with September's National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month . By Logan Block Programs Manager, Miami Children’s Museum My father, a lifelong elementary school educator, used to say of children and learning, “Our work is our play.” With 56,500 square...Read more
September 4, 2013
Ed Note: This is a cross post from the blog of . You can find the original post here . Sandy Tharp-Thee is being honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership and commitment to libraries and museums around the United States. In August of 2009, I was a new tribal...Read more
September 3, 2013
By Melissa Heintz Public Affairs Specialist, IMLS The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County is one of the oldest, largest, and busiest public libraries in America. With a mission focusing on the needs of the community, early literacy, and lifelong learning, the library believes that you...Read more