Lewiston Tribune: Great Falls Tribune archives find a new home

Lewiston Tribune (Montana): Great Falls Tribune archives find a new home. “Elevator doors open up to the top floor of the History Museum in Great Falls, where overflow and large items not on display are stored, and an entire corner of the room was filled with recently acquired filing cabinets…. The History Museum recently acquired more than 20 filing cabinets filled with newspaper files and several boxes with photographs and photo negatives from the Great Falls Tribune in a massive effort to preserve the records after the Tribune building sale was finalized and everything needed to go.”

Springfield News-Leader: Federal grant expands library’s online photo collection of Ozarks’ life and history

Springfield News-Leader: Federal grant expands library’s online photo collection of Ozarks’ life and history. “A $10,000 federal grant is expanding the Springfield-Greene County Library’s online digital collection of photographs ‘vividly documenting a period of rapid change in Springfield and the Ozarks.’ Part of the digital collection ‘From the Darkroom,’ library staff will add 5,000 more digital images to the nearly 29,000 images already acquired. Those images originate from the Springfield News-Leader’s estimated 2.7 million photographs and negatives from 1945 to 2011.”

The Art Newspaper: New Twitter safety rules banning non-consensual imagery branded ‘a declaration of war against photojournalists’

The Art Newspaper: New Twitter safety rules banning non-consensual imagery branded ‘a declaration of war against photojournalists’ . “Members of the street photography community have reacted with concern at new rules published by Twitter that aim to stop malicious users from doxxing victims by declaring images will now only be publishable with the subject’s consent.”

Covid: Viral photo highlights challenges of vaccinating Amazon (BBC)

BBC: Covid: Viral photo highlights challenges of vaccinating Amazon. “A photo of an indigenous man carrying his father on his back to take a Covid-19 vaccine in the Brazilian Amazon has gone viral, and became a symbol of the complicated vaccination logistics in one of the world’s most remote areas. The photo taken by a doctor shows 24-year-old Tawy holding Wahu, 67, after both were given a vaccine dose. They had to walk for hours through the forest to reach the vaccination site.”

NPR: Intimate portraits of a hospital COVID unit from a photojournalist-turned-nurse

NPR: Intimate portraits of a hospital COVID unit from a photojournalist-turned-nurse. “To the frustration of health care workers, most new patients turning up at his hospital’s emergency room have not been vaccinated, he says. And as the nation braces for another deadly wave, this time due to the omicron variant, he expects the number of people seriously ill with COVID-19 to go up. With the permission of hospital officials, health care workers and COVID-19 patients, [Alan] Hawes began taking photos on his own time. Many of the images are showcased on the hospital’s Facebook page and have been featured in local news.”

Gawker: Pictures Disappear En Masse from G/O Media Posts

Gawker: Pictures Disappear En Masse from G/O Media Posts. “G/O Media — the parent company that runs 11 websites, including the former Gawker Media properties Gizmodo, Jalopnik, Deadspin, The A.V. Club, The Onion, and Jezebel — has removed images from articles published before 2019, sources have confirmed to Gawker. The removal took place without internal announcement — as one G/O employee put it: ‘We are still kind of flying blind.’”

Ohio University: New Digital Collection Shows Breadth of Photographer’s Work

Ohio University: New Digital Collection Shows Breadth of Photographer’s Work. “Lynn Johnson is an award-winning photojournalist who has covered many international issues in her long career. The Lynn Johnson Collection, which was donated by Johnson in 2011, contains material beginning with Johnson’s early work at the Pittsburgh Press through decades of her work as a world-renowned photojournalist, spanning the 1970s into the 2000s. Along with prints, the collection includes film negatives, tear sheets from magazines and other items that add greater context to her work.”

DJ Magazine: Late Electronic Music Photographer Shaun Bloodworth’s Work Celebrated In New Archive

DJ Magazine: Late Electronic Music Photographer Shaun Bloodworth’s Work Celebrated In New Archive. “An archive of photography by the late Shaun Bloodworth is currently in the works. The Shaun Bloodworth Archive, which will take in a website and dedicated Instagram account, will look at work from across the Sheffield photographer’s career, which saw him capture war in the Balkans and the aftermath of Ukraine’s Chernobyl disaster.”

eMissourian: Missourian launches online photo archive, Lens of Time

eMissourian: Missourian launches online photo archive, Lens of Time. “The Missourian has chronicled Franklin County’s rich history since the late 1800s. It has an unmatched collection of the region’s stories, as well as the photographs that ran with those stories. Now, the paper’s deep photo archive is becoming available to the public. This weekend, The Missourian’s ‘Lens of Time,’ an online archive of photographs that appeared in the pages of the newspaper since the late 1930s, will make its debut.”

AP PHOTOS: 20 images that documented the enormity of 9/11 (Associated Press)

Associated Press: AP PHOTOS: 20 images that documented the enormity of 9/11. “The terrorist attacks of 9/11 were captured in countless pictures by news photographers, bystanders, first responders, security cameras, FBI agents and others. Even an astronaut on the International Space Station took some. Twenty years later, The Associated Press has curated 20 of its photographers’ frames from Sept. 11, 2001, when hijackers used commercial planes as missiles and crashed into New York’s World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field. The attacks killed nearly 3,000 people and toppled the trade center’s 110-story twin towers.”

Georgia State University: Georgia State Library Special Collections and Archives Uncovers Previously Unknown Photos of Amelia Earhart’s 1934 Visit to Atlanta

Georgia State University: Georgia State Library Special Collections and Archives Uncovers Previously Unknown Photos of Amelia Earhart’s 1934 Visit to Atlanta. “Previously unknown photos of Amelia Earhart, the first woman to pilot an airplane solo across the Atlantic Ocean, during her visit to Atlanta in 1934 have been discovered in the Georgia State University Library’s Special Collections and Archives.”

Free to Use and Reuse: The Photographs of Bernard Gotfryd (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress: Free to Use and Reuse: The Photographs of Bernard Gotfryd. “In his work, you’ll find film stars such as Dustin Hoffman on the set of ‘Midnight Cowboy,’ novelists, painters, singers and songwriters, politicians at podiums and any number of passionate people at street protests. Gotfryd, who died in 2016 at the age of 92, left the bulk of his photographs to the Library and designated that his copyright should expire at his death.”

University of Maryland: Launch of the Diamondback Photos Digital Collection

University of Maryland Archives: Launch of the Diamondback Photos Digital Collection. “Users are able to search by term via the search box in the upper left corner. Users can also filter the collection by decade via the year range functionality in the left-hand column. The Diamondback photographs consist of images taken for UMD’s student newspaper, The Diamondback. Photographs include campus events, athletic games, and general campus life from the early 1970s to the late 1990s.”