Archive for February, 2014
The photographs featured this week come from the series 26-LG “Lighthouses, 1855-1933″. Local Identifier: 26-LG-24-8, Photograph of Point Lookout Light Station and Depot in Maryland, July 2, 1885, Photograph by Major Jared A. Smith Local Identifier: 26-LG-22-82B , Photograph of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina, May 20, 1893 Local Identifier: 26-LG-63-2 , Photograph of […]
Posted by Billy Wade on February 7, 2014, under Digitization, Photo of the Week, Photographs.
To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the British Invasion, we’re posting our weekly Universal News story a few days early! On this day, fifty years ago, the Beatles landed at Beatles landed at New York City’s recently renamed John F. Kennedy airport. Here’s the report from Universal, complete with John, Paul, George, and Ringo’s trademark charm, […]
Posted by Jim Konicek on February 7, 2014, under Motion Pictures, Universal News Collection.
Nestled within the Italian Alps, in the small village of San Leonardo, behind the doors of an abandoned jail cell, sat some of the world’s most cherished pieces of art. Together with a nearby repository in Campo Tures, it was estimated that the hidden artwork was worth about 500 million dollars. That was in 1945. […]
Posted by Richard Green on February 6, 2014, under Motion Pictures, Photographs, Preservation, Reference.
Are you ready to stay in for two weeks to watch the skiing, figure skating, and curling that comprise the 2014 Olympics? To prepare, here’s a story about the games held fifty years ago. The 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria opened January 29, 1964 and closed February 9th. From the release sheet: WINTER OLYMPICS […]
Posted by Jim Konicek on February 3, 2014, under Motion Pictures, Universal News Collection.
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