1. The Digital Public Library of America turns one year old today. Happy birthday to us!

    1. Julian Walker Morton, Jr. blowing out birthday candles, ca. 1940. Morton, Hugh M. North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library. North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. 
    2. Glendale National Charity League ball, 1958. Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California. 
    3. Jeff Mercer’s 6th birthday party, 1950s. M002_3_18-3, Johnny and Ginger Mercer Papers, Popular Music and Culture Collection, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library. Digital Library of Georgia. 
    4. Coach Red Sanders birthday, 1958. Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California. 
    5. Group of African American women and men gathered around a birthday cake, Los Angeles, ca. circa 1951-1960. Charlotta Bass/California Eagle Photograph Collection, Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles. 
    6. President Franklin D. Roosevelt Receives a Birthday Cake in the Oval Office, White House, ca. 01/27/1942. Franklin D. Roosevelt Library. National Archives and Records Administration. 
    7. Mildred’s birthday, February 1987. Morton, Hugh M. North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library. North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. 
    8. Henderson birthday, December 12, 1896. Forrest, J. Thomas. East Carolina University. North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. 
    9. Girl Scouts’ birthday, 1952. Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California. 
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    Celebrate 1 year of images from the Digital Public Library. Happy Birthday DPLA!
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    Happy birthday, dpla - Thanks for all you do to make knowledge and collections open!
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    We are happy to be a part of the DPLA on their first birthday! Here’s to many more.
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