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Jul 05, 2015
In a recent article about the destruction of monuments and cultural heritage sites by representatives of the Islamic State (“Islamic State Destroys More Artifacts in Iraq and Syria”, The New York Times, July 4, 2015), reporters Rick Gladstone and Maher Samaan note that there is some speculation that the photographs posted by Islamist media outlets […]
Jul 05, 2015
According to a story by David W. Dunlap in the July 2, 2015 issue of The New York Times (‘Restoring a Lackluster Sculpture, for Legacy’s Sake”), $40,000 of public funding is being spent to restore “Freedom of the Human Spirit”, a bronze sculpture by Marshall M. Fredericks that has been standing in Flushing Meadows Corona […]
Jul 04, 2015
This presentation provides a case study from the Minnesota Historical Society for a cold storage unit that is inefficient and could perhaps provide better conditions within its given parameters. One problem with specialty storage is the high cost of running specialized environmental systems. So, what can one do for optimal conditions for cold storage yet […]