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Friday, December 04, 2009

Seeds of Change: The Daily Reflector Image Collection (USA)

"Joyner Library Digital Collections at J.Y. Joyner Library of East Carolina University has announced an all-new digital collection, Seeds of Change: The Daily Reflector Image Collection, exploring the post-war period in eastern North Carolina as recorded by local news photographers. The collection contains more than 7,000 images digitized from the photographic negatives of The Daily Reflector, Greenville's newspaper. The online collection represents just a portion of the 85,000 negatives donated by D. Jordan Whichard III, former Reflector publisher. The majority of the photographs date from 1949 to 1967 and document sweeping changes across Eastern North Carolina - from advances in industry to upheavals in race relations and an increasing awareness of public health concerns"

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