The Tourism Archives

romoliIn 2014 the Provincial Administration of Massa-Carrara has started a cataloging  project of the tourism archives in the province and it has choosen to use the xDams hosting service.

“The project involves the reorganization and the digital inventory of documentary and photographic resources present in the archives of the Agency for Tourism of Massa Carrara” – says Dr. Marina Carbone who has managed project – “The fund collects 80 years of tourism activity of our institution in its various institutional transformations, today merged in the Provincial Archives of Massa-Carrara.”

The project, as it was called, was created by the Province in collaboration with the Cultural Association and Surus Archiweb, the Network of Archives of Province of Massa-Carrara.

Marina Carbone says that the archive “is made up of thousands of positive and negative, relating to the history of tourism but inevitably witness the history of the province, see, for example, the photographic evidence of the town of Massa destroyed by bombing, or that relating to the damage caused by sea erosion and the devastating tornado of 1977 “.
The project will continue with the archive documents and pictures made sometimes da important artist as Filippo Romoli,one among the greatest illustrators and poster designers of the twentieth century.