Marie Jalowicz Simon survived the Holocaust by hiding with friends and strangers in Berlin. From the private collection of Hermann Simon hide caption

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Kumu (sp. Parupeneus porphyreus). The Whitesaddle Goatfish has a special place in Hawaiian culture. In ancient Hawaii, the fish were used in offerings to the gods. Courtesy of Derek Yoshinori Wada hide caption

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Louise and Michael Toscano, mother and father of Brooklyn Public Library patron Vera Toscano, on their wedding day. The reception was at the Grand Paradise Ballroom in the Williamsburg neighborhood on May 9, 1926. The photo is now part of the "Culture in Transit" online collection. Courtesy of Vera Toscano/Brooklyn Public Library hide caption

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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner's address book, circa 1950-1956 Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner's address book, circa 1950-1956 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution

Kenneth Jackson stands outside the Dew Drop Inn, which his grandfather, Frank Painia, opened in 1938. John Burnett for NPR hide caption

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