A website that presents over 175,000 photos taken during the Great Depression by photographers hired by government agencies. It includes an interactive map that allows users to explore photos in novels ways.
A project that uses augmented reality technology to incorporate historical images of historical events into the landscape of Chicago. Users can pull up historical photos on their smartphones/tablets in the location of the events.
Libraries and cultural institutions are now innovating by crowd-sourcing work on digital collections. Below are a couple of examples of how these institutions have turned to the public to contribute and enhance their online collections.