Ad Pollé dedicated his professional as well as his personal life to cultural heritage. Having a background in audio-visual archiving and international project management, he joined Europeana as a member of the D&E team to help provide access to Europe’s digital heritage, focusing on user generated content (UGC). He likes to make bike trips all over Europe, trying to combine this with his culinary curiosity and creativity.
Over the past three years, thousands of handwritten documents have been contributed to the Europeana 1914-1918 website. These range from hu…