Eliza Lucas Pinckney: Plantation manager at the age of 16, in her father's absence and after her husband's death, Eliza Pinckney also developed an indigo blue dye that was important to the economic development of colonial South Carolina. Eliza Pinckney also worked with hemp, flax and silk, and her sons were key Revolutionary War figures. George Washington was one of her pallbearers.
Portraits of homeless people using libraries (Pour l'amour des livres)
Portraits of homeless people using libraries, a post from the blog Pour l'amour des livres on Bloglovin’
The Archivist, A Selby Film for Coach
The Archivist, A Selby Film for Coach. Directed By The Selby Produced by Izabela Frank Featuring Jed Winokur Lauren Kruk-Winokur Jack Gerson Director of Phot...
Antique Map of Florida and the Southeast by Thomas Jefferys - 1768 by Blue Monocle
Antique Map of Florida and the Southeast by Thomas Jefferys - 1768 is a drawing by Blue Monocle which was uploaded on January 11th, 2014. The drawing may be purchased as wall art, home decor, apparel, phone cases, greeting cards, and more. All products are produced on-demand and shipped worldwide within 2 - 3 business days.
Documents | The Digital Editions of Eliza Lucas Pinckney & Harriott Pinckney Horry 1739 - 1830
Eliza Lucas Pinckney Family Tree | Eliza Lucas Pinckney to Harriott Pinckney Horry, 12 May 1778, Pinckney ...
English Plantations on the St. Johns River
This is called a Trunk designed by African American Slaves. It is considered to be one of the first irrigation systems in America. It was used in rice fields. The “trunks” mentioned by Yeats were cypress logs hollowed out to function as culverts or water pipes to drain water off the fields when needed. Workers opened the stoppers, either simple plugs or hinged lids, on the alternate ends of the trunks to begin and end the flow of water.
I'm The Smithsonian's Digital Archivist And This Is How I Organize Family Photos
Here's how Ricc Ferrante, Director of Digital Services at the Smithsonian Institute Archives, saves the most valuable media of all: pics of his grandkids.