Often, when I'm looking for good material for a blog post, I looked to see what materials the Tufts Digital Library has regarding current events. Today, I decided to look for materials about Iran. Of course, I forgot to bargain with the Fletcher School. Because of the Fletcher School and all the great materials they've given us on international politics, the Tufts Digital Library has loads of documents that discuss Iran, and my search was overwhelmed by the plethora of good materials and, to be honest, the unfocused nature of my search.
So I turned my attention instead to something which is on the minds of all Greater Boston folks these days:
Sports fans in the bleachers in the rain, 1968
This illustration is from John Ashton Social Life in the Reign of Queen Anne vol. 1.
The Medford, Boston, and Grafton campuses of Tufts are spending a lot of time damp this summer. I suppose it's good practice for later this month, when the staff of the DCA will get some disaster recovery training in how to rescue materials which have suffered from water damage.