UNESCO’s Digitized Photographs of Our Shared History

If you’re craving some visual inspiration or want to connect with your human heritage, you should check out UNESCO’s online collection of photographs, linked here. If you didn’t know already, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a branch of the United Nations which oversees the cultivation of the world’s educational, scientific and cultural heritage. UNESCO’s photo archive is a timeline of human achievement reaching from 1945 to the present and includes over 5,000 images capturing moments such as the Campaign to Safeguard the City of Venice and the Campaign to Save the Monuments of Nubia. During these trying times, it’s easy to feel isolated, but these images offer the opportunity to connect with the greater tapestry of our humanity.