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Cultivating Serendipity: A Visit to the New York Times ‘Morgue’

Jeff Roth is the last man at The New York Times morgue. When he started in 1993, there were 20 archivists. Today, he’s the only one left. The morgue is an archive of tens of millions of historical clippings from

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Unique Images Showcase a Century of African-American Life in America

In this article from the February 1, 2017 issue of The New York Times, Hilarie M. Sheets writes about the recent digitization of the Loewentheil Collection of African-American Photographs (which are 645 rare images that date from the 1860s-1960s) by

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Google’s New PhotoScan App Enables Consumer-Grade Photo Archives

Google has launched a new PhotoScan App on that provides users with a time-saving and simple digitization workflow. The app (available for IPhone and Android) is designed to scan a photographic print, eliminate any glare, and store the digital file

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