Tag Archives: just for fun

Fall Orientation Pictures on Facebook


Draper is now easier to find on Facebook–check out our page (http://www.facebook.com/#!/DraperMAProgram.NYU) and help us tag recent pictures of our fall 2011 orientation party.

Flickr Photofinds: School Days

Some school-themed images for the first day of fall 2011 classes. Have a great semester!

An unruly pupil’s first day at school (1987)
The Nationaal Archief of The Netherlands Photostream

Rural school girl, San Augustine County, Texas (1939)
Vachon, John, 1914-1975, photographer
Library of Congress Photostream

School Cafeteria
Adolph B. Rice Studio
Library of Virginia Photostream


Flickr Commons Photofinds for the 4th of July

Happy 4th! Enjoy the long weekend!

Photo by Flip Shulke, Part of U.S. National Archives Collection

Photo by Danny Lyon, Part of the U.S. National Archives Collection

Marion Duncan in costume for 4th of July play: Tavares, Florida” (1890)
Part of the Collection of the State Library and Archives of Florida

Happy First Day of Summer!

In honor of the solstice today, here are some photofinds from the Flickr Commons to celebrate summer:


Snack Bar in Summer Community of Broad Channel on Jamaica Bay. 05/1973
Flickr collection of US National Archives

Bay Clams Are the Specialty of the House”
Photograph by Arthur Tress (1940 – present)


Flickr collection of the National Archives, UK

A summer shower in the woods, Miyanoshita, Japan.”
Photograph taken by Herbert Ponting (1870-1935)



Flickr collection of the US National Archives

“15 Miles South of Their Piceance Creek Ranch. 3 Generations of Oldlands Have Ranched Here”
Photograph by David Hiser (1937 – present)




What Would You Bring?

This website project asks people to list the belongings they would bring with them if their house were burning down: “It’s a conflict between what’s practical, valuable and sentimental. What you would take reflects your interests, background and priorities. Think of it as an interview condensed into one question.