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Archivist Amy McDonald invited some co-workers to help her re-create cherries jubilee from a university cookbook. But even with a historical paper trail, there were still things they couldn't figure out, like what to do after it starts flaming. Jerry Young/Getty Images hide caption

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Pat McCawley (left) and Eric Emerson look at a drawing of an asylum built in Columbia, S.C., in the 1820s. Cooper McKim/South Carolina Public Radio hide caption

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An Attempt To Save South Carolina's Historical Documents Is Destroying Them

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The San Francisco Public Library has been digitizing its historical document collections for years, including the scrapbooks of famed homicide detective Theodore Kytka. The SFPL is among scores of libraries and archives adding their digital collections to the DPLA. Via San Francisco Public Library hide caption

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Combining The Nation's Digitized Libraries, All In One Place

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