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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Looking Back Through Photographs

This short film illustrates what happens several dozen rolls of exposed film from the 1940s, which were never developed, after they are "rescued

The Rescued Film Project is saving film to preserve moments people thought were worth preserving. Old photographs show us life as it was lived in earlier times. They may reveal a world that we are seeing or learning about for the first time. Take a look at the photos in any one of these three books and find out what you didn't know!

Papi, Giacomo. Booked: The Last 150 Years Told through Mug Shots. [eBook]

Sandler, Martin W. American Image: Photographing One Hundred Fifty Years in the Life of a Nation. [770 SAN]

Taft, Robert. Photography and the American Scene: A Social History, 1839-1889. [770.973 TAF]

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