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The Guardians/The Journalists #KeeperoftheDay

The Guardians/The Journalists #KeeperoftheDay

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#KeeperoftheDay – Time’s Person of the Year. The Guardians/The Journalists.

Walnut Elephant from 21 Collections #KeeperoftheDay

Walnut Elephant from 21 Collections #KeeperoftheDay

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#KeeperoftheDay – More from 21 Collections. Walnut Elephant, a recreation of the life-size elephant made of walnuts created for the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair by the LA Chamber of Commerce, helping to sell Southern California as a land of prosperity. See it live at Los Angeles Central Library, now through January 27, 2019.

The walnuts, we understand, came from Craig McNamara’s farm.

Listen to our podcast episode, 21 Collections: Every Object Has a Story.

21 Collections: Every Object Has a Story #KeeperoftheDay

21 Collections: Every Object Has a Story #KeeperoftheDay

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#KeeperoftheDay – 21 Collections: Every Object Has a Story at the Los Angeles Central Library. Open now thru 1/27/19. Entrance is FREE to the public.

For those of you who can’t make it to downtown LA by the end of January to catch 21 Collections listen to latest episode of our podcast and you will see it, take a walk through with us…

Emily Dickinson #KeeperoftheDay on Her Birthday

Emily Dickinson #KeeperoftheDay on Her Birthday

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On the occasion of Emily Dickinson’s 188th birthday, we once again salute her as a keeper of the cake, keeper of the rhyme, keeper of the soul. Listen to Black Cake: Emily Dickinson’s Hidden Kitchen. #KeeperoftheDay

The Kidney Party #KeeperoftheDay #KeeperoftheKidney

The Kidney Party #KeeperoftheDay #KeeperoftheKidney

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#KeeperoftheDay #KeeperoftheKidney Jim Wallace and his annual Kidney Party.

The Bone Music Collection #KeeperoftheDay

The Bone Music Collection #KeeperoftheDay

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#KeeperoftheDay: Bone Music, a Radiotopia collaboration: The Kitchen Sisters Present + 99% Invisible.

In 1950s Soviet Union, when vinyl was scarce, ingenious Russians began recording banned bootlegged jazz and rock ‘n’ roll on exposed X-ray film salvaged from hospital waste bins and archives.

Support The Kitchen Sisters Present, 99% Invisible and more of your favorite Radiotopia shows at radiotopia.fm.

The Harvard Women Computers #KeeperoftheDay

The Harvard Women Computers #KeeperoftheDay

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“Hi Kitchen Sisters. My name is Lindsay Smith Zrull and I’m a curator of astronomical photographs here at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. We have over 500,000 glass plate photographs of the night sky that were taken between 1885 and 1992…. But the thing that’s the most amazing at least in my opinion is that during the late 1800s and early 1900s we had a team of women who studied these stars that were preserved on the glass and they made revolutionary discoveries in the field of astronomy. This team collectively was known as the Harvard Women Computers…

#KeeperofthePodcast – Radiotopia

#KeeperofthePodcast – Radiotopia

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#KeeperofthePodcast: Radiotopia

Join the Radiotopia community and support The Kitchen Sisters Present and all your favorite #podcasts in this beautiful network at radiotopia.fm

#KeeperoftheDay

Bonus Episode – The Free-Range Archivist: Jason Scott

Bonus Episode – The Free-Range Archivist: Jason Scott

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We’ve got something extra for you today as part of the Radiotopia fundraiser that is happening now. You can join the Radiotopia community and support The Kitchen Sisters Present… and all of your favorite shows in this beautiful network at radiotopia.fm.

And while you’re doing that, here’s a little gift from us. A special Radiotopia “Hear the World Differently” bonus feature from our series, The Keepers: The Free-Range Archivist: Jason Scott.

This story was produced by Juliet Gelfman-Randazzo & The Kitchen Sisters. Mixed by Jim McKee.

The Kitchen Sisters Present… is produced by The Kitchen Sisters with Nathan Dalton and Brandi Howell.

The Free Black Women’s Library #KeeperoftheDay

The Free Black Women’s Library #KeeperoftheDay

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#KeeperoftheDay No. 34: The Free Black Women’s Library

The Free Black Women’s Library, is an interactive Black Feminist mobile trading library and interactive biblio installation that features a collection of 1000 books written by Black women. The library is committed to centering and celebrating the voices of Black Women in literature. This mobile library pops up monthly in unique and radical spaces throughout Brooklyn, NYC and has also been to Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia and Baltimore.”