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About NJBiblio

I am a high school district library media specialist/wannabe tech guru who is always looking for new and innovative materials, resources, and ways to help the teachers integrate 21st century materials in their classrooms. I myself am a little bit geek, a little bit nerd, but always proud of it!

Art of the Day – 12/19/18 (Strike, Mihaly Munkacsy)

Daily Artwork — “Strike, Mihaly Munkacsy, 1895”

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1895 — Strike.  Oil paint on canvas. Realism style. Mihaly Munkacsy (1844-1900).
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Photo of the Day – 12/19/18 (“Former Slave with Horn”, 1939)

Daily Photo — “Former Slave with Horn, 1939”

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April 1939. “Old Negro [former slave] with horn with which slaves were called; Near Marshall, Texas.” Additional title: [An African American man sitting in doorway and holding a horn, April 1939.] Gelatin Silver print by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. 

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Art of the Day – 12/17/18 (Across the Delaware, Robert Spencer)

Daily Artwork — “Across the Delaware, Robert Spencer, 1916”

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c1916 — Across the Delaware.  Oil paint on canvas. Impressionism style. Robert Spencer (1879-1931).  The Phillips Collection, Washington DC, USA.
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Photo of the Day – 12/17/18 (“Hello, Sailor”, 1957)

Daily Photo — “Hello, Sailor, 1957”

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March 1957. “Women on board destroyer U.S.S. Maddox posing with sailors, modeling clothing with a nautical influence.” Photos by Christa for the Look magazine assignment “The Middy Look — Summer Clothes Go Nautical.”

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State Mammals — Infographic

State Mammals

There are state flags, state mottos, state birds, state quarters, so why not take a look at state mammals too?  From dogs to whales, and even squirrels and raccoons, the mammals that each state chooses as being representative of them are as unique as the states themselves.  [VIA]

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Art of the Day – 12/14/18 (Winter Landscape with Farmhouse, Esaias van de Velde)

Daily Artwork — “Winter Landscape with Farmhouse, Esaias van de Velde, 1624”

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1624 — Winter Landscape with Farmhouse.  Oil paint on panel. Baroque style. Esaias van de Velde (1856-1911).  Mauritshuis, Hague, Netherlands.
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Photo of the Day – 12/14/18 (“Cotton on the Roadside”, 1937)

Daily Photo — “Cotton on the Roadside, 1937”

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June 1937. “Child of Texas migrant family who follow the cotton crop from Corpus Christi to the Panhandle.” Photo by Dorothea Lange.

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