Maureen Taylor, the internationally known photo identification expert and photo historian whom the Wall Street Journal called The Photo Detective has a wonderful new project. Ten years ago she discovered over 200 photo images of men and woman who were alive during the Revolutionary War and survived into the photographic age. The discovery led to two books, The Last Muster (Kent State University Press, 2009) and The Last Muster: Faces of the Revolution (soon to be released).
Now Maureen is partnering with Verissima Productions of Cambridge, Massachusetts to create a documentary film, Revolutionary Voices, to bring the faces and the stories behind them to life.
The documentary has an ambitious $225,000 budget. Maureen and her partners are using Kickstarter, a platform to crowd source funding for creative projects, to get financing underway Revolutionary Voices.
We had an opportunity to talk with Maureen about the project during the recent Roots Tech 2013 Conference in Salt Lake City.
Click here to hear our conversation with Maureen Taylor.
Click here to visit Revolutionary Voices: A Last Muster Film by Maureen Taylor and Verissima Productions on Kickstarter.
We encourage you to support Maureen’s project with a pledge of any amount on Kickstarter.