The Municipal Center for History possesses today a rich archive that consists of the Volos Municipality archive (1883-1982), 46 private archives concerning directly or indirectly the city and its greater area, archives of old industrial enterprises, as well as important material of building plans, maps, aerial photos, transparencies and photos.

The library of Volos's Municipal Center for History and Documentation started operating in 1992, its aim being the collection, administration, utilization and promotion of any kind or form of printed documents.

19th issue. Special: "Cinema"

The 19th En Volos issue features a special on the cinema, which focuses on the places, the people, and relevant activity of the past, a flourishing time for the cinema. The people of the cinema are on the special's forefront; unfolding their memories.

Their interviews and the articles by G.Pantelodimos and Aimilios M.Souvatzis are complemented by rich archival and photographic material, as well as a photographic presentation of the places that were cinemas at one time and the survining cinemas of our town.

Also presented are the activities of the Volos Cinema Club, the New Ionia Cinema Club, and of the "Friends of the Cinema" club, agents of preservation which, through their activities, kept alive the interest for good cinema in difficult times. Lastly, the special closes with the theoritical and practical instruction on the art of cinema by the "Camera" team of the "Diavlos" youth center and the "Cinema in Education" presentation by the 1st High School of New Ionia.

In the "Memento" column, the projection rooms of old Volos Cinemas are presented, while the "Review" column features the book "Mages Alistou Epohis -Dudes of Unforgetable Times" with 24 "rebetika" portraits including that of the Milanos family and of the radio pioneer George Kontogiorgou.

The "Personalities" column is devoted to the attorney Nick Kolovos, whose love for the cinema elevated him to the forefront of cinematic activity in our town and distinguished him as one of the most important Greek cinema theorists, and of important athorship.
Lastly, the "Agenda" column records the cultural activity of our town in the recent months, and what is scheduled for the near future.















 
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