Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Flickr project offers snapshot of past

Vancouver Sun: 2009 May 5

"If the people won’t come to the museums, the museums will go to the people.

Web-savvy archivists from 24 institutions around the world have been uploading thousands of breathtaking pictures from as early as the 1800s to the Internet, posting them to The Commons, a portal on the popular photo-sharing website, Flickr. "