Scanning the past with the B.C. History Digitization Program

The City of Surrey Archives on 56 Avenue and 176A Street is digitizing thousands of old black-and-white negative photographs donated by The Leader in 1992. Some were used in the newspaper, but most have never been seen by the public. This is the biggest digitization project the archives has ever undertaken, and the first time they have scanned negatives.

A feature on a Surrey project that is part of the B.C. History Digitization Program – an initiative of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre – appears in the Surrey Leader. You can view the article here:

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