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Photo of the Week: Unidentified Southern City

Southern City Buildings. Georgia State University Archives, G1984-26_313

Can you confirm the location of this aerial photograph taken in an unidentified Southern city about 1970?  Is it New Orleans?  It is Savannah, Georgia taken in 1976.  Click on the image to zoom in.

Online photo sleuthing is one way archivists and other information seekers benefit from collaborative intelligence facilitated by Web 2.0 social software.   Additional information can be found in Joshua M. Avery’s The Democratization of Metadata:  Collective Tagging, Folksonomies and Web 2.0.

To participate in the Photo of the Week forum, please offer a critique of the photograph — its significance, historical value, and importance to you.