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FOSA update Nov.13

From time-to-time we welcome the input from our friend the Interim Gopher, Bill Armstrong, of the Friends of Saskatchewan Archives (FoSA) in contributing stories and additional insights to "Outside the Box." "Greetings, FOSA-ites. One of the ways the Friends assist the Provincial Archives is gathering information from photos held in the Archives' row of file cabinets at the Hillsdale location in Regina. This information is then entered into the database that accompanies the photo when it is digitized, giving viewers more information and context about the photo. The gopher stumbled across an article about a project to digitize the mammoth collection of the New York Times, with help from google. In place of Google, the Friends have stalwart volunteers, primarily Helen Morrison and Lynn McCaslin. At the recent From the Prairies to the Trenc