Google’s ‘Cultural Institute’ Lets Users Interact With 42 Moments In History
The website features narratives that link the archive material together to unlock the different perspectives and tales behind historical events.
Google’s Cultural Institute, which aims to help preserve and promote culture online, has added 42 new historical exhibitions. They tell the stories behind major events like Apartheid, D-Day, and the Holocaust, and have been created by 17 partners including museums and cultural foundations. They include archives of letters, manuscripts, and first-hand video testimonials.
You can zoom in to see photos in great detail and search through millions of items for a specific country, person, event, or date. Each exhibition features a narrative that links the archive material together. Some of those online include: