Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology and other Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague


The Library of Congress has more than one location

filmjpegDid you know that the Library of Congress has more than one location?

There is a second location for the Library of Congress in Culpeper, Virginia. It houses the Packard Campus for media conservation – http://www.loc.gov/avconservation/

A childhood friend of mine is one of the archivists and he is involved in preserving silent films. Did you know that a majority of all of the silent film script writers and directors were women? There is additional information at this film describing the films and work of the National Film Registry:
Here is the link to a trailer for the documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea2tcWC2k0c

Here is a link to the full documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVF4BKISrI8

Well worth your time to view and learn about the great work of film preservation.

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