In the realm of cool things I never knew existed, the Peace Corps keeps a digital photo library of projects from across the globe.
Photos are searchable by subject area and location. Incredible stuff - click here to check it out.
Content archiving is a fascinating area of digital media. In the past, I’ve collaborated with Indiana University to digitize and create an internally searchable archive of Indianapolis 500 photos and no matter how many photos I looked through, I always felt compelled to know more about the story behind it. I loved working with our photo staff along the way and always hoped to someday see the project become external-facing.
Hard not to be excited about stumbling across an equally interesting undertaking by the Peace Corps to capture U.S. Citizens doing good work around the world. This might even top my love of the Library of Congress’ Flickr stream…