I love old photos like the one above. They seem to show so much detail with only small amounts of color. Plus, a picture of a baseball team from 1910 can’t get much better! This photo is over 100 years old! It’s amazing to be around such old history (yeah yeah, there is older history out there, don’t need to tell me twice!) and be able to record and preserve it for years to come.
I have happily finished recording the entire Rockefeller DVD collection to a MP4 file for you internet enthusiasts to view. I also finished the Facebook backlog up to the end of May. You lucky intern next year can complete what happens from then on!
From here, I have a few more tasks on my plate. I will be learning how to use ArchiveGrid and Ark-Cat, as well as digitizing the Public History Seminars. I am wrapping up the Oral History 1930 interviews. I have them recorded, but some of them were recorded on a different Hz so I need to slow them down so they don’t sound like chipmunks! I also need to finish the transcripts so that you can read what they are saying if you don’t understand! I also need to dive head first into my thesis project (hint: Carl Bailey?!) I’m super stoked to have finished such a large portion of my tasks during this internship and will be able to go back and take my time (hopefully) looking through the Carl Bailey Collection as a whole.
So, about 4 more weeks left and I will be looking to start my fall semester. Keep your eyes here for updates!