Swifts are used to wind skeins of yarn into balls. Historic examples are often elaborately constructed, sometimes consisting of more...More Read more from What is a swift?
“Tuesday June the 16th [Day] 482. Commences with moderate trades, course S at 4 PM Long. by Chro. 137.37.15, Course...More Read more from Ship’s Logs and Journals at the NHA Research Library
One of the most immediate ways to experience history is to give it a face. Hairstyles, lace collars, jewelry, literally...More Read more from Cartes-de-Visite – the first pocket photographs
In the vault of the NHA Research Library, there are several boxes filled with small wood or leather cases, each...More Read more from Daguerreotypes : First Photographs