Re: The growing problem of erroneous captions


Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
 

Al Kresse wrote:
There are other public libraries who have gotten government grants to have photographer's negative sleeve notes transcribed into captions . . .
Many of the Steinheimer negatives at the DeGolyer had gotten stuck into the wrong sleeves, though the sleeves had original photographer's notes. An obvious case of good info not related to what was then in the sleeve! That's now being corrected by Dick's wife Shirley (with the help of a grant).

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