Format migration

duvalierWhen we preserve digitized content in our repository, we make a commitment not just to the content as it exists today, but also to migrating the content to a new format as standards and technologies change. We have two collections from Tamiment-Wagner, the Poster and Broadside Collection and the United Automobile Workers of America, District 65 Photographs. These images came to us several years ago in a proprietary Kodak format and we preserved them to the technical specifications recommended at the time. Today, the standard has changed, and so we will be migrating to a new file format. We will also be updating the colorspace for these images, as our standards have changed in that regard as well.

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