Friday, 11th September 2009
Digital Archives: National 9/11 Memorial and Museum Wants Your Help as New Video is Released; Plus A Small Collection of 9/11 Archives
From the Story:
These new images [and video] are just a few minutes among hundreds of hours of amateur video and images being collected by the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center which has launched a website containing examples of citizen journalism of the tragedy.
According to today's press release the museum has issued a world-wide invitation for the public to submit media related to the 9/11 events through a new online initiative "Make History." 911History.org will become a permanent digital archive and help build an interactive, mapped time line of events on the web.
Each photo will be placed alongside current Google "Street View" photos of various locations. Users can click on locations, themes or time of day to view the footage or images from the locations they were actually taken reports Sky News.
Source: Digital Journal
Access National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center (Home Page)
A Few Web-Based Resources to Assist in Remembering the Tragedy of September 11, 2001
+ September11.Archive.Org (via Internet Archive)
+ September 11 Television Archive (via Internet Archive)
+ September 11 Digital Archive (Center for History and New Media and American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning)
+ Remembering 9/11 (Library of Congress)
+ America Transformed (NPR)
NPR Coverage Sept. 11 - Oct. 8, 2001. Includes audio archives.
+ Voices of Reflection National Public Radio 9/11 Coverage
From September 11, 2002.
+ Audio: Understanding America A Year After 9/11 (Minnesota Public Radio)
+ The Sonic Memorial Project
+ Audio: Commission Hearings (via NPR)
+ 9/11 Commission Web Site
+ 9/11 Commission Records (via National Archives and Records Administration)
See Also: 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance
What you can do.