"The City of Rome, as part of its cultural activities, promotes the project "The Album of Rome - Private Photos of the Twentieth Century", a project of preservation of historical memory and identity of the city of Rome through the photographs of private citizens pooled in the following areas:
- Images of everyday life;
- Pictures of people within the urban landscape of Rome;
- Relationship between daily life and public events of history."
(The preceding text was taken from the home page of L’Album di Roma's website and translated by Google Translator).