Back to the 1990s – Images from the Bury Times on Display

Why not visit Bury libraries Borough Archive for a trip down memory lane; first stop the 1990’s!

Bury Archives & Local History

Archives preservation is not just about caring for records from long ago! Yes it’s always exciting to handle photographs from a far distant era but it can be just as fascinating to study and preserve images from more recent times: The 1990s to be exact! Bury Archives invites you back to the decade which brought us Britpop, the first Harry Potter book and the rise of the World Wide Web!

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Our new Display takes our visitors on a mini time-travel ride to the end of the last millennium with a stunning collection of beautiful glossy images all published in The Bury Times – just before digital replaced film for many newspapers. As a nation of happy-snappers we are constantly reminded to back-up our digital files and many archives are now preparing for the efficient transferring, storing and presenting of their ‘born-digital’ records.

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Of course, digital files get corrupted and hard…

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