Together the Events Team extracted the metadata from the State Library of NSW’s collection and streamlined the information and relevant photographs into a spreadsheet. The streamlined spreadsheet data included a title of the event, new tags and relevant photographs from the original negative strip.
Last week we translated that data into Knight Lab’s Timeline spreadsheet in order to create a timeline of the events we were working with. Our streamlined data made the conversion to Knight Lab’s spreadsheet a simple task and within a week we had a functioning timeline.
The timeline also had several categories (such as Anti-Vietnam War and UAW Conference) to help see the nature of a demonstration before even clicking on it.