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Our Favorite GIF’s From the New National Archives Collection — Featuring Bugs Bunny and Albert Einstein
The U.S. National Archives has launched its own GIF channel. Among the highlights of the 167 GIF’s, which have been discussed by Open Culture and Hyperallergic include rare footage of Woodsy Owl and a performing squirrel, along with a number of items that we found particularly interesting:
Here’s one of Albert Einstein: