April 23, 2014

Library of Congress Releases New Online Collection of Rare Garden Images

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From the Announcement: The Library of Congress today is releasing online the digital images of a rare collection of more than 1,000 hand-colored, glass-plate lantern slides of American gardens taken a century ago by one of the first professional female photographers to achieve international prominence, Frances Benjamin Johnston. A selection of 250 color images can […]

Vancouver’s History Goes Digital

From the Vancouver Sun: West Vancouver’s photographic history went digital this month. Approximately 5,000 historical photos depicting more than 70 years of the district’s evolution are in the process of being converted to a digital format and posted online, thanks to the West Vancouver Memorial Library. “They really look good online,” said systems librarian Maryann […]

Digitized Images: "Historic Kansas Photos Get New Digital Life"

From Kansas Public Radio: A portion of Kansas photographer Joseph J. Pennell’s work has been converted from glass negatives to digital images for the public to view. About 6,000 of Pennell’s more than 30,000 images are now available through the Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas. They can be viewed on the library’s […]