Arthur Cooper was a press photographer operating in Coventry between 1940 and 1965, working mostly for the Midland Daily News and Coventry Evening Telegraph.

His archive of 8,049 glass negatives was rescued, cleaned and digitised by MirrorPix, who have made them available to us.

Our job is to add information, called metadata, to these images.

We'll do this by meeting regularly and by adding information to a spreadsheet, available to those authorised by Coventry Digital.

If you are interested in joining us, please let Ben Kyneswood know by emailing him. He will send you a link to the spreadsheet that is your link and not for sharing (as it only works with your email.)

After this, go to the Arthur Cooper Gallery. Each file has a unique filename. Please match your comment to the filename on the spreadsheet.

If there are already comments, please add further information. In the case of disputed information, please email Ben with an explanation, citing the filename and issue.

Gallery is here



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