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The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee has worked on a number of creative digital projects over the past several years, and this new initiative is worth a look. With financial support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), their American Geographical Society (AGS) Library has been able to create an online library of historic images from its substantial archive. The goal of the site is provide access to the 68,000 nitrate negatives in its photography collection, and currently visitors can view around 5,000 images here. The images include items from the Bert A. Krawczyk Collection, which features 600 images of China and India taken during World War II by Mr. Krawczyk, who was a photographer stationed both places during this time. Other materials include the collection of Harrison Forman, who was a foreign correspondent for the New York Times, London Times, and the National Broadcasting Company in the 1930s.

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  • Arts > General
  • Arts > Architecture
  • Arts > Photography
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Sociology
  • Social Studies > United States History
  • Social Studies > World History

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    Keywords:

    Arts,NSDL,Social studies -- United States history,Social studies -- Sociology,Arts -- Architecture,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928104455944T,Social studies,Social studies -- World history,Social Sciences,Arts -- Photography,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout

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    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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