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Using Web Archives to Preserve the Past

Posted by admin on Mar 12, 2012

Imagine if there were no council records of community events in the 1940s because no one thought to preserve them. Or if the 1911 census was written in a language people could no longer read. It would leave a gaping chasm in our cultural knowledge, and make it difficult for historians to build an accurate picture of the past. A similar blank spot could face historians of the future when they study life in the early 21st century.

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