Last week we revamped the upload feature of the site with changes designed to make it easier for you to upload images from your computer to Footnote and use them on the site. The three biggest improvements in the new … Continue reading
We launched some new and updated features this morning that we wanted to let you know about. Keep in mind that most of these are just the first step toward things that we’re working on. We hope you’ll use them … Continue reading
Last week we added some new features to the site that should make using Footnote easier and more fun. We added Spotlights and Title Information Pages and overhauled the Original Documents and Profile pages. Here’s a little more detail about … Continue reading
In July 1947, the Roswell Army Air Field (RAAF) issued a press release saying they had recovered debris of a crashed “flying disc” sparking intense media interest. They later corrected themselves by stating the materials were that of a downed … Continue reading
Which two people died on the 4th of July? Benjamin Franklin Born: 1706 George Washington Born: 1732 John Adams Born: 1735 John Hancock Born: 1737 Thomas Jefferson Born: 1743 Abraham Lincoln Born: 1809 Good luck.
When we were building Footnote we knew we had to build something that would make sense of documents. A computer is not smart enough to read the text or handwritten copy found in most historical documents. That is where people … Continue reading
Annotating is now more than a way to make your favorite documents more findable for others, it’s also a way to make new friends. In our example below, dvader, a Footnote Member, has kindly labeled a keyword in a document. … Continue reading