pictureAnn Arbor: Then And Now: Local Historian Grace Shackman Helps To Introduce New Library Service

This event was held on May 26, 2005 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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At this kick-off event for a new, innovative Library service, local historian and freelance columnist Grace Shackman discussed what you can learn from pictures past and present with an illustrated lecture of key moments in Ann Arbor history. AADL staff members then introduced and explain the new Library service, pictureAnnArbor.

As part of this project, the Library gathers pictures from the community to capture the images and create a digital collection of photos, that are easily web searchable, which reflect everyday life in the Ann Arbor community.

YOUR photos could be an important part of this project!!!

PictureAnnArbor is designed to:

-Increase awareness of the richness of our community's life

-Create a public resource for research and enjoyment

-Facilitate public awareness to unpublished materials

-Capture existing images in digital form

Take a look at everything that has been added since this event by going to pictureAnnArbor today.

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