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Nola DNA Uncovers Hidden Histories In Old Newspapers

Nola DNA / Intelligent Archives
Archival photo from the Times-Picayune.

Nola DNA is a local preservation project centered around a massive archive of newspapers from over a hundred years ago. Writer and printmaker Joseph Makkos is the founder of Nola DNA, and he joined David Benedetto in the studio to talk about his discovery and how he’s planning to take it into the future.


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