The past is never really past

Case Study: Our Back Pages

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel resurrects the archives to understand today through the lens of the past

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Thousands of marchers honor Martin Luther King Jr. on Wisconsin Ave. four days after King’s assassination. This photo was published on the front page of the Milwaukee Sentinel on April 9, 1968, and appeared in the Journal Sentinel 50 years later in the paper’s yearlong retrospective on the year 1968.
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Browse the archives for free on the Google News Archive
Google is also digitizing The New York Times’ enormous physical 5–7 million images in its photo archive
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Lining up for the latest cool home technology — in 1954
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Puppy photos were big long before the internet.
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