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Britain Recruits Volunteer Army to Read WWI Diaries

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January 14, 2014
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Britain on Tuesday began posting online more than 1.5 million pages of diaries written by World War I army officers, announcing plans to recruit an army of amateur historians to sift through them.


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Collection of WWI Diaries Goes Online

Collection of WWI Diaries Goes Online

Reuters - Light News Video Online (Jan. 14, 2014) — 1.5 million pages of World War One diaries are digitized in Britain, allowing the world's largest collection of WWI documents to be seen all around the world. Elly Park reports.
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Exhibit Gathers Da Vinci Sketches for First Time in 30 Years

Exhibit Gathers Da Vinci Sketches for First Time in 30 Years

AFP (Aug. 29, 2013) — A rare exhibition of sketches from Leonardo da Vinci's diaries went on display in Venice on Thursday, providing a unique insight into the genius of a Renaissance man who spanned art and science.
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Experts Find Pro-Slavery Book Read by Lincoln

Experts Find Pro-Slavery Book Read by Lincoln

AP (Aug. 6, 2014) — Historians have confirmed through handwriting analysis that a pro-slavery book once donated to a Central Illinois library was once read by Abraham Lincoln when he was a practicing lawyer. (Aug. 6) Video provided by AP
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A Wide Range of Prehistoric Works of Art Go on Display in Spain

A Wide Range of Prehistoric Works of Art Go on Display in Spain

EFE (July 3, 2013) — Sculptures, cave paintings and decorated utensils created by anonymous hands during the stone age are on display in a joint exhibition organized by the British Museum which looks to study all forms of art, from the dawn of man to the Ice Age renaissance. The display was inaugurated on Wednesday in Santander, Spain, and has brought together, for the first time, pieces of prehistoric art belonging to museums in Spain, Great Britain, France and Germany. The exhibition's objective is to make visitors feel like they are witnessing art and not history seeing as the pieces on display are full of humanity.
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