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This is our second blog post celebrating the 5th anniversary of The Commons on Flickr which falls tomorrow, Wednesday 16 January. This means a 5th Birthday for the Library of Congress photostream. We’re not quite into the Terrible Twos on Flickr Commons ourselves yet here at the National Library of Ireland, but we’re certainly looking [...]

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by Justin Furlong, Acquisitions Librarian I recently returned from a visit to New York. One of the highlights of the trip was a tour of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum which tells the stories of immigrants who lived at 97 Orchard Street, a tenement built in 1863 on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. 97 Orchard [...]

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