Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Newly Digitized Recordings at the Vernadsky Library in Kiev Echo the Lost Ukrainian-Jewish Past

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Newly Digitized Recordings at the Vernadsky Library in Kiev Echo the Lost Ukrainian-Jewish Past

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Historical narratives are built around artifacts—preserved and frail relics from past epochs. Mythology erupts in the absence of such relics, and it is the sort of absence that doesn’t let one alone. Celebrating its first centennial this year, the Jewish Archive at the Vernadsky Library in Kiev is, perhaps, one of the oddest crossroads of…