On 5 July 2011, images from one of Duke University Libraries’ digital collections made a guest appearance on Episode 3 (Season 9) of the popular PBS show, “History Detectives.”

The segment, entitled “The Bullet That Fought America’s Secret Siberian War,” investigated the  origins of a curious example of “shell art”: a WorldWar I [...]

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Duke University Libraries has posted a video highlighting photographs from one of our newer digital collections, Americans in the Land of Lenin: Documentary Photographs of Early Soviet Russia, 1919-1930

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Special thanks to Joaquin Bueno and Eric Zitser for their work on [...]

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We’re excited to announce the publication of the digital collection, Americans in the Land of Lenin: Documentary Photographs of Early Soviet Russia, 1919-1930. This collection of photographs of daily life in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is drawn from the personal papers of Robert L. Eichelberger and Frank Whitson Fetter, two [...]

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