Archive for 'Photographs'
This week’s post is by Carrie Goeringer. Carrie came to the National Archives in 2000 to work in NARA’s Cartographic Branch, and since 2003, has worked as an archivist with NARA’s Motion Picture Branch. Before coming to NARA, Carrie worked for the Oklahoma Historical Society Photographic Archives for 8 years. She has a BA [...]
Posted by Carol on May 21, 2013, under Motion Pictures, Photographs, Reference.
In my last blog regarding digitization activities I highlighted the series 95-GP “Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History, ca. 1897-1980″ (ARC Identifier 651890) and mentioned that the series must be searched using primary and secondary subject categories, because no item level metadata currently exists. To aid researchers [...]
My first couple of blogs focused on born-digital and scanned images created by Federal agencies and accessioned to the Still Picture unit, but I’m now shifting gears and highlighting some of our in-house digitization activities. The main series I’m going to talk about can trace its roots back to 1974 when we received the first [...]
Posted by Billy Wade on February 14, 2013, under Digitization, Photographs, Posters, Preservation, Reference.
I’m writing this blog post to highlight and provide a link to a recent article posted online by National Archives volunteer and Still Picture researcher Harry B. Kidd. The article, “Navy Transport Stranded on Fire Island Beach“, tells the story of the grounding of the USS Northern Pacific on the Fire Island sandbar and the [...]