Fifties Friday: Rockin’ in the 50s

Fifties Friday: Rockin’ in the 50s

img. Elvis Presley, 1956, by Jay B. Leviton, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution via the Digital Public Library of America.

From the curatorial effort of the EU project 1950s in Europe Kaleidoscope, every week on Friday there’s a new set of carefully selected photographs to be explored on the project’s website.

Today we present “Rockin’ in the 50s”: a collection from KU Leuven CS Digital students in the framework of their project for the Cultural Policy course. Students are testing and assessing the Kaleidoscope tools in the WITH and WithCrowd environments and thereby annotating cultural heritage records, creating collections like this one, as well as exhibitions.

Enjoy great pics of Rock ‘n’ Roll culture in the 50s, with big names, screaming fans, and acrobatics!


Fifties in Europe Kaleidoscope is co-financed by the Connecting Europe Facility Programme of the European Union, under GA n. INEA/CEF/ICT/A2017/1568496
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