ca. 1895, [portrait of female medical students performing a dissection]
via A Morning’s Work: Medical Photographs from the Burns Archive, Stanley B. Burns
Our local junior high wants to cut the librarian in favor of an additional gym teacher… Please share and feel free to write a letter to the editor: firstname.lastname@example.org
Captain Kirk wishes he had become a librarian. I love Spock’s response!
Aunt Keziah Randall, 1789-1892
In the months before she passed away, she could be seen wandering the cemetery where she would visit her own grave and work on it, preparing for her final resting place.
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Francis Davis Millet (American, 1846-1912), The Cossacks Part II, “Fifty Lashes”. Pencil on paper mounted on paperboard, 38.1 x 31.1 cm. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.
Sudden Death, 1841
His death had come “by unfair means,”…several men went to the cemetery with shovels in hand to dig up the remains of Thomas Randall.The rotting corpse was carried through the streets of Mattapoisett…
Cushing Cemetery, Mattapoisett, Mass.