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February 28, 2012

New York Times Launches “Lively Morgue” Tumblr Account, Posts Archival Footage

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Lively Morgue Photos Tumblr for New York TimesTumblr is more than a blog platform, in many cases it’s a beautiful way to visually represent a persons feelings and messages. It’s for that reason that many company’s have launched visual representations of their products through Tumblr and now the New York Times has joined in with “The Lively Morgue.”

Following in the tradition of Tumblr’s top blogs The Lively Morgue takes a unique approach to New York Times content, focusing not on news of the day but the history of the NYT through beautifully shot historical pictures that have been kept in pristine condition inside the New York Times newsroom archive known as “the morgue.”

The New York Times has been publishing archival photographs every day, publishing 17 collections to date via the New York Times however this is the first time the company has created a website dedicated solely to those photos.

While the New York Times has published quite a few photos they note: read more

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