An Emmy Award-winning archival image researcher, Rich Remsberg assists documentary film makers locate the necessary archival footage and still photos that they need to visually tell their stories.  From scouring collection at the National Archive to tracking down rare one of a kind materials held in personal and family collections, he prides himself on uncovering images, even the most ardent scholars have never seen.
He is also the author of the new book, based upon images from the Farm Security Administration (FSA) Archive, Hard Luck Blues. The book pulls together an amazing collection of images featuring musicians recorded by the FSA in the 1930s.  He is also the curator of “Found in the Archives” an NPR series that features archival films, and found images uncovered by Rich.  His work can be found online at Atlas Films.




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1 Comment on Episode 16: Found Images and Research Methods with Rich Remsberg

  1. Maggie hunt says:

    Love this book! Bought one as ‘something blue’ (as in something old, new, borrowed or…) for my sisters Hobo themed wedding. Might have to get one for myself!

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