Online exhibitions across Cornell University Library
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Vintage Vision

Vintage Vision

The Art of Gazette du Bon Ton

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Summer's Yield

Summer's Yield

Projects from the Summer Graduate Fellowship in Digital Humanities

Each summer Cornell's Olin Library offers a fellowship program focused on preparing humanists with digital expertise enhancing their abilities to analyze information

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Union-Made: Fashioning America in the Twentieth Century

Union-Made: Fashioning America in the Twentieth Century

This exhibit focuses on the role played by two major American clothing workers’ unions, the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated

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Films, Mills, and Poets: Mid-Century Bombay

Films, Mills, and Poets: Mid-Century Bombay

Films, Mills, and Poets: Mid-Century Bombay was an exhibit that was shown at the Carl A. Kroch Library's Asia Collections between September and November 2017, in

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Go Figure: The Fashion Silhouette and the Female Form

Go Figure: The Fashion Silhouette and the Female Form

Go Figure explores perceptions and representations of Euro-American beauty ideals across the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Through outerwear and undergarments, this

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Apples to Cider

Apples to Cider

An Old Industry Takes New Root

Cider - the alcoholic or "hard" variety - was long the favorite drink of the United States, but a variety of factors relegated it to the background for many years.

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Texture

Texture

An eclectic exhibition, indeed. It grew out of a simple and (intentionally) vague prompt: texture. What resulted was a group of students and staff members selecting

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The Biggest Little Fashion City

The Biggest Little Fashion City

Ithaca & Silent Film Style

The Biggest Little Fashion City explored Ithaca’s silent film history through the lens of costume, style, and fashion by chronicling the influence of the actors and

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Unturned Leaves

Unturned Leaves

Early Women in Botanical Illustration

Prior to the 20th century, one of the few paths to scientific relevance for women was the pursuit of botany; a number of women achieved success and recognition through

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Women Empowered: Fashions from the Frontline

Women Empowered: Fashions from the Frontline

WOMEN EMPOWERED: Fashions from the Frontline chronicles how women have strategically and persistently used fashion to empower and uplift. From activists to politicians,

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CHOCOLATE: Food of the Gods

CHOCOLATE: Food of the Gods

Chocolate has been described as being more than a food, less than a drug. This description points to the singular position this wildly popular confection plays in our

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A Buzz about Bees: Four Hundred Years of Bees and Beekeeping

A Buzz about Bees: Four Hundred Years of Bees and Beekeeping

This exhibit features books from the Phillips Beekeeping Collection, a testament to the hard work and vision of one man, the dedication of hundreds of beekeepers and

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FASHION & FEATHERS

FASHION & FEATHERS

FASHION AND FEATHERS explores the complex and nebulous space between inspiration and exploitation. Throughout the exhibition, we have endeavored to identify as many

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Black Excellence: Fashion that Prevails

Black Excellence: Fashion that Prevails

Black Excellence: Fashion that Prevails showcases the work of Black style tastemakers, influencers, and designers. The exhibition is organized thematically around the

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Do It Yourself, Do It Together

Do It Yourself, Do It Together

Earth Thinking 1970 to Tomorrow

Whole Earth Catalog presented a do-it-yourself approach to environmentalism against a backdrop of widespread pollution in the United States. At the 50th anniversary of

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The Trees of Cornell

The Trees of Cornell

Cornell's trees are at the core of the beauty of the university's campus, but of course they are also so much more. In honor of our wody flora, this exhibit pairs data

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Selections from the Barazangi Map Collection

Selections from the Barazangi Map Collection

Understanding the Middle East through Geologic Movement

This exhibit features maps donated by Professor Muawia Barazangi, emeritus professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. The maps and images explore

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Engaging Early American History through Mapping

Engaging Early American History through Mapping

HIST 2391 - From Terra Incognita to Territories of Nation-States

History 2391 grew out of a desire to find a new way to expose students to the rich and diverse visual record of Early American history. The seminar engages the rich

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A. D. White Library Tour

A. D. White Library Tour

A curated tour through the President Andrew Dickson White Library, the historic heart of Cornell's first library. This online exhibition explores the architecture,