Sanctuary: The Keepers Era

Experience World War I through a German officer's photos

A project in San Francisco, CA by Dean Putney

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Help me share the personal photo album of a German officer in World War I. A thousand beautiful images from the trenches to the air.
Backers: 1995
Average Pledge Per Backer: $57

Funded: $113,298 of $50,000
Dates: Aug 6th -> Sep 5th (30 days)
Project By: Dean Putney
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Last day! I am holding a REAL BOOK

September 4th - via:
Dear friends, First, give this video a watch. Text does not do justice the excitement I want to convey to you. Second, thank you all so much for your support! $100k is a major milestone, and I am so glad to have you all behind this project. Today I... (Read More)

Progress Report: Book finalized, sent to printer!

September 2nd - via:
Dear friends, Today I finalized the print copy of this book and sent it to the printer. This is directly on schedule with the December delivery date and marks the completion of the most difficult part of this project. I've been working very hard with... (Read More)

The real translation challenge!

August 19th - via:
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Progress Report: Book design and printing

August 19th - via:
Dear friends, Behind the scenes I've really been putting my nose to the grindstone and things are developing rapidly. Here's the update: Since funding is going so well, I've managed to make substantial upgrades to the book's quality. I've located a... (Read More)

Wow! What a thrill! Thank you for supporting this project.

August 8th - via:
Dear friends, This is an incredible ride for me. I've been working on this project for nearly two years now, and throughout each stage of the process I've been told "I'm not sure there's that much interest" or "That's cool, but how many people are... (Read More)

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