During the Great Depression, The Farm Security Administration—Office of War Information (FSA-OWI) hired photographers to travel across America to document the poverty that gripped the nation, hoping to build support for New Deal programs being...
Kalev Leetaru programatically recovered all the images that were discarded by the OCR program that digitizes the millions of public domain books scanned by the Archive; these were cropped, cleaned up, and uploaded to Flickr with the text that appears before and after them, and links to see their whole scanned page.
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Welcome to Suffolk University's Moakley Archive and Institute Digital Collections. The site's items, exhibits, and educational tools explore a variety of topics and time periods including: U.S. Congress, Women in the French Resistance, Eugene O’Neill, the early history of radio, El Salvador’s civil war and the history of Suffolk University.
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Thanks to Kalev Leetaru, a Yahoo! Fellow in Residence at Georgetown University, you can now head over to a new collection at Flickr and search through an archive of 2.6 million public domain images, all extracted from books, magazines and newspapers published over a 500 year period.