LIBRARY SHELF: The Blood of a Nation


Jordon, David Starr. The Blood of the Nation: A study of the decay of Races through survival of the unfit (1902) ICI Shelf: Galt Last Line: “It is the voice of political wisdom which falls from the bells of Christmas-tide: “Peace on earth, good will … Continue readingLIBRARY SHELF: The Blood of a Nation

LIBRARY SHELF: The Supernatural


Hill, Douglas and Pat Williams. The Supernatural (1965) ICI Shelf: Paraclesus First Line: “In 1956 Life magazine introduced some traditional but dressed up American ghost stories with the caption: “The old beliefs die hard, even in this Skeptical age.”” ICI History: Today at the ICI … Continue readingLIBRARY SHELF: The Supernatural

EPHEMERA KABINETT: Fallout Protection pamphlet (digital)


Accession #: 22121-d Title: Fallout Protection pamphlet (1961) Description: Booklet issued by the U.S. government and distributed in U.S. post offices in December of 1961. Location: ICI Photo Cabinet (digital/from the internet) Discussion: The pamphlet was distributed at Christmas time to allow for family discussions … Continue readingEPHEMERA KABINETT: Fallout Protection pamphlet (digital)

Plague in Virgil’s “Georgics” Pamphlet


A program for an exhibition organized by Daniel Cornell at the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1995 to coincide with the Day Without Art on December 1, World AIDS Day. Today, Visual AIDS prefers to emphasize the people, especially artists, who are living with HIV and … Continue readingPlague in Virgil’s “Georgics” Pamphlet