Yale Research Group Launches Fascinating Search Platform for 170k FSA-OWI Images

By Conor Risch

Image caption: Modern riverboat, St. Louis, Missouri, 1940, by John Vachon.

Image caption: Modern riverboat, St. Louis, Missouri, 1940, by John Vachon.

An image of the Photogrammar’s map tool, which visualizes the quantities of images FSA-OWI photographers made in regions around the country.

A group of researchers at Yale just launched “a web-based platform for organizing, searching, and visualizing the 170,000 photographs from 1935 to 1945 created by the United States Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information (FSA-OWI).”

The platform, which they’re calling Photogrammar, allows people to use visual tools to search through the digitized photographs from the FSA-OWI archive, which is housed at the Library of Congress. The …read more

Via: PDN Pulse

    

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