The Nuclear Bunker Where America Preserves Its Audio-Visual Heritage

The Packard Campus of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center. Photo credit: Rien van Rijthoven
The Packard Campus of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center. Photo credit: Rien van Rijthoven

Amusing Planet: “The facility houses 6.3 million collection items including all video and audio, as well as 2.1 million supporting scripts, posters, photos, etc. Its digital archive exceeds 1 million gigabytes. An astounding 22,000 new items published in the U.S. arrive every day at the Library, out of which an average of 10,000 items are added per day.”

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