Florida Memory Project: They see your photos as history in the making.
History didn't end yesterday. So keep the Florida Memory Project in mind when you sift through Grandma's old photos - and when you're clicking off shots on your digital camera.
"Today's photo is tomorrow's history," said Rivers Buford III, legislative-affairs director for the Florida Department of State. "If we don't start (saving) modern pictures, there's going to be a gap in the archives."
The Florida Memory Project is the Department of State's four-pronged collection of state history: video, audio, online classroom and still photos. All four components are available online, though the Florida Photographic Collection is the star: Its site draws an incredible 200,000 visitors a month.
Read full article from the Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, FL, May 30, 2006