Volunteers needed!

February 18, 2019 no comments

We’re looking to recruit a team of volunteers to conserve, catalogue and digitise an important collection of over 16,000 photographic negatives. The photos detail the work carried out by Head Wrightson, the major industrial company based in Thornaby-on-Tees, from 1958-1978. The collection was donated to Stockton Library Service by Company… Read Full Story

World Digital Preservation Day

November 29, 2018 no comments

Did you know that November 29th is World Digital Preservation Day?  Well, you do now. The aim of the day is “to create greater awareness of digital preservation that will translate into a wider understanding which permeates all aspects of society – business, policy making, personal good practice.” So says… Read Full Story

One for the Road Archive Film

October 5, 2018 no comments

Following on from our post about the North East Film Archive’s Search and Rescue campaign it would have been rude not to get distracted by the wonderful collection of archive film available on their website. One piece of film that caught our eye was One for the Road, a ten… Read Full Story

North East Film Archive Search & Rescue campaign

September 15, 2018 no comments

The North East Film Archive, alongside the Yorkshire Film Archive, is a tremendous resource for those with an interest in the region’s heritage. NEFA is “committed to finding, preserving and providing access to the moving image heritage of the North East of England”. Currently housed in the Constantine Building at Teesside… Read Full Story