Video: Cultural Heritage: “The Digitization of New York Public Library’s Carl Van Vechten Slide Collection”
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From the Description:
An inside look into the New York Public Library’s project to digitize their collection of slides by Dance Critic, Novelist, Journalist, and Photographer Carl Van Vechten. His preoccupation with the dance performers of his day lead him to capture thousands of unique and colorful images. This video takes a look into the process of digitizing over 800 of these slides using the highest-quality digitization equipment available.
See Also: Jerome Robbins Dance Division Digital Collections
See Also: Carl Van Vechten Theatre Photographs (via NYPL Digital Collections
See Also: Jerome Robbins Dance Division (NYPL)
See Also: Van Vechten Collection (via Library of Congress)
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.