16 September 2011

Grito de Dolores

Today marks Grito de Dolores ("Cry of Dolores") also known as El Grito de la Independencia ("Cry of Independence"), uttered from the small town of Dolores, near Guanajuato on September 16, 1810 is the event that marks the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence and is the most important national holiday observed in Mexico. Enjoy the Mariachi and a margarita this holiday evening.

15 September 2011

Historical Medicine

The National Library of Medicine has a vast collection of images all things medical of course. The image collection crosses over to cover items from around the world in illustrations, photographs, advertising and posters. The collection is another great inspiration site with many images that are copyright free from the government. Go for a browse and explore at this link.

National Archives of Inspiration

The National Archives has released a score of images that you can use for the most part copyright free. The images can be found at this link includes over 100,000 images with almost 20,000 categorized at this point. This images are a wonderful source of inspiration and examples of our history in times past.