Andrew Gulliford

FLC retrieves historic images from unstable negatives

Treasure comes in many forms. Husbands and wives. Children. And rare historic photographs not seen in 100 years.

I paid my way through a Ph.D. by teaching photojournalism, American history and running a darkroom. In our digital age, darkrooms no longer exist, but as a nation, we take millions of photos each year. Without saving negatives...

Andrew Gulliford is a professor of Southwest Studies and History at Fort Lewis College. E-mail him at

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