News

Since inception, the repository has been the subject of many news stories. We are grateful to the media organizations, writers and reporters who have helped us publicize the project.

This is a small sample of coverage the project has received, in addition to notable milestones.

  • FEBRUARY 2020

    • Historic Iwo Jima footage shows individual Marines amid the larger battle—The Conversation, by Dr. Greg Wilsbacher, Moving Image Research Collections
  • NOVEMBER 2018

  • SUMMER 2018

    • On July 17, the Parris Island Historical and Museum Society presented MIRC a check for $200,000 onstage at the Beaufort Water Festival. The check included $100,000 in matching funds for every dollar MIRC raised in one year through June 30, 2018. Learn more.
  • WINTER 2017-2018

  • JUNE 2017

    • MIRC completed scanning and placing online all the film shot at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island August through September 1961. Watch them online here.
    • The Parris Island Historical and Museum Society generously offered to support the funding of two film scanning technician positions for the period of one year at MIRC. Additionally, they offered to match all donations received through July 2018 at 100 percent, up to $100,000.
  • MAY 2017

  • FEBRUARY 2017

    • In February, Leatherneck magazine published a news article about the repository. Subscribers can read the article here.
  • NOVEMBER 2016

  • JANUARY 2016