The Cut: One Woman Studied a Million Photos at the Library of Congress

The Cut: One Woman Studied a Million Photos at the Library of Congress . “Renowned museum curator Anne Wilkes Tucker is an inspiration for anyone who dreads a full inbox: She went through one million photographs* housed in the Library of Congress in just a few years, and now she’s selected 440 of them for a sweeping new exhibition in Los Angeles. The show features rarely seen images of iconic moments in American history. ‘I depended on the library staff to bring me boxes,’ she explained in an interview. One morning they brought the NAACP photo archive, and the next: a box filled with Charlie Chaplin.”

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