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Wishing you well as the year turns #KeeperoftheDay

Wishing you well as the year turns #KeeperoftheDay

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Bobby Fulcher, Tennessee State Parks #KeeperoftheDay

Bobby Fulcher, Tennessee State Parks #KeeperoftheDay

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Tony Gonzalez, a radio journalist in Nashville, called The Keeper Hotline to tell us about a Tennessee keeper named Bobby Fulcher. “He is a musicologist, a recorder of oral histories. He has been documenting traditional rural folk musicians for more than forty years. By day he is with the Tennessee Parks system. He also helped launch a broad folk recording program through the Tennessee State Parks.”

Listen to this message and more from The Keepers Hotline (along with the story of 21 Collections in LA) on the most recent episode of our podcast, The Kitchen Sisters Present…

Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings #KeeperoftheDay

Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings #KeeperoftheDay

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#KeeperoftheDay – Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings. If you don’t subscribe to Maria Popova’s weekly newsletter, Brain Pickings, what are you waiting for? She also now sends a midweek pick-me-up on Wednesdays from her vast #archive of inspiring articles “across art, science, philosophy, creativity, children’s books, and other strands of our search for truth, beauty, and meaning.” brainpickings.org

Doug Boyd & the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History #KeeperoftheDay

Doug Boyd & the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History #KeeperoftheDay

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“Every story matters. The challenge is getting that story to the historical record. Simply putting it into the archive is maybe not enough.” -Doug Boyd, Director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Listen to this story about the power of oral history to make connections across continents and across history.

Learn more and see “the writing on the wall” in this video produced by the Nunn Center.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary #KeeperoftheDay

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#KeeperoftheDay – Merriam-Webster Dictionary (Since 1828). Their 2018 Word of the Year: Justice.

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.