Sunday, March 21, 2010

The September 11 Digital Archive

Photo evidence from the WTC crime scene.   Full resolution

The September 11 Digital Archive uses electronic media to collect, preserve, and present the history of September 11, 2001 and its aftermath. The Archive contains more than 150,000 digital items, a tally that includes more than 40,000 emails and other electronic communications, more than 40,000 first-hand stories, and more than 15,000 digital images. In September 2003, the Library of Congress accepted the Archive into its collections, an event that both ensured the Archive's long-term preservation and marked the library's first major digital acquisition. 

Thanks to Greg Bacon for the link from his 9/11: Strangeness that can't be explained, even by NIST.

More photo evidence here and here.

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