The design is nearly complete - pending approval from administration. The site features a php gallery which is sorted by decade, searchable image database, pdf files from selected Walter Reuther speeches, and a email image request form. Future additions may include streaming audio and video.
Preview the site here
Setup up a Debian box to run MySQL in order to create a searchable gallery. The gallery will have the ability to preview the images including image metadata using the ajax lightbox 2.0 plug-in. To view a sample, click on the image on the upper right corner of the page. Also in the process of converting a filemaker database of the reuther picture collection to a MySQL database.
I have moved to the Walter P. Reuther Archives at Wayne State. I am working on a pictorial biography of Walter Reuther. I am scanning images and writing captions right now and next semester I will be working on the database and web design side of the project.