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A nearly-daily blog that takes that day’s featured “Historical Document” by the U.S. National Archives, and turns it into a lighthearted drawing and accompanying text. The goal is to make American history just a little bit more accessible, relate-able, and fun.

Source: todaysdocument.com

Why it’s in the Showcase: Beyond the postmodern-ified Americana aesthetic, and integration with the artwork itself, Today’s Document (Illustrated) utilizes WordPress 2.9’s “Post Thumbnail” to keep each image as a semantically integrated piece alongside the Post’s “proper” content (the supportive text). Metadata (via Custom Fields, via Flutter) provide readers with the event’s historical date, plus a link to research further.

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