January 18, 2022

A Video Archive of Western New York 1960s TV News Footage Now Available Online

From WBFO: Imagine watching an old television newscast from when you were a kid. Now, it’s a reality for Western New Yorkers. The first batch of archival news footage digitized by the Buffalo Broadcasters Association is available online. Local stories like the closing of Bethlehem Steel and the Attica uprising, as well as national stories […]

U.S. History: "Rare Footage Unearthed Online"

Leonard Maltin discusses several finds available from the National Archives (incl. Universal Newsreel content) and are accessible online via CriticalPast.com (view online, free)*. One of the great film collections that has yet to be fully explored belongs to the citizens of the United States. The National Archives in Washington houses an enormous quantity of footage […]

"Video Archives: How The Pros Do It"

From CNET Australia: Australian media preservation and digitisation company DAMsmart is responsible for processing thousands and thousands of hours of culturally significant footage. Here’s a glimpse at some of the tech used behind the scenes at its Canberra office. The “virtual tour” consists of nine images.