Swiss Federal Archives building, courtesy of the Swiss Federal Archives

Swiss Federal Archives and Wikimedia to make available thousands of First World War digital photographs

Posted on centenarynews.com on 14 April 2013
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Date of publication: 12/04/2013

The Federal Archives of Switzerland and Wikimedia will collaborate to make thousands of digital photographs from the First World War available to the public in time for the Centenary.

The project is part of a wider undertaking between the Federal Archives of Switzerland and Wikimedia, as they review source material from the Swiss Federal Archives and aim to develop "freely usable, “public domain” source materials from the Federal Archives holdings online via Wikimedia".

To read the full press release, visit the Federal Archives of Switzerland website here.

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News

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