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ROGERS PHOTO TROVE
The North Little Rock buildings where John Rogers is storing, scanning and shipping millions of original photos from some of the country’s biggest newspapers were until last year day care centers, and still bear the scuffed walls and primary-colored paint schemes to prove it. The work inside now is of a restorative nature. Crews clean editors’ marks from the black-and-white photos that Rogers, a 37-year-old baseball buff and businessman, has been hauling to central Arkansas in moving vans….
THE SUN-TIMES PRESERVES ITS PHOTO ARCHIVE BY SELLING IT
Is the Sun-Times selling off its heritage at garage sale prices? The other day eBay put up for auction an item from the paper’s archives described as “Original Photo 1913 Thomas Edison Family NICE!!!” Bidding started at $10 and ended four days later at $27….