Library of Congress and Flickr

The Library of Congress has added over 3,000 photos from two of its collections to Flickr, the photo-sharing site.  These are “images for which no copyright restrictions are known to exist” (Library of Congress Blog).  One collection is from the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information and includes color photographs from the 1930s and 1940s.  The other collection is the Bain News Service Collection and includes photographs from the 1910s.

                            Library of Congress    Flickr

Follow these links to find out more about this great partnership:

Library of Congress Blog

Flickr Commons

View the Photographs on Flickr

Don’t forget to visit the American Memory pages and the Prints & Photographs Online Catalog at the Library of Congress to find more views of the past!


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