The New York Times: Inside the "Lively Morgue" VideoSince joining Tumblr back in early March, venerable newspaper The New York Times has been steadily
Since joining Tumblr back in early March, venerable newspaper The New York Times has been steadily releasing stunning photographs from their archives as a way of showing that old-world publications and new media aren’t so different after all. To their best estimate, the archive contains 5-6 million prints and 300,000 sacks of negatives. In this short film from the folks at Tumblr, take a journey inside the heart of the “Lively Morgue” where the viewer is treated to a behind-the-scenes glimpse at a location whose purpose is to preserve the past. Called the “dead used material” of a newspaper continuing to move forward, the Lively Morgue is a reminder that digital progress can’t kill every old-world way of doing things.