Leslie Stauffer is a research editor at Getty Images. Having been with the company for four years, Leslie preserves images from the past 150+ years, uncovering hidden gems and providing the context of what these images mean in today’s world, as well as yesteryear’s. Her role also includes comanaging the collection at the Bettmann Archive, which contains more than 11 million negatives that document nearly every major historical event throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. The archive is located in a high-security limestone mine 220 feet underground, an hour north of Pittsburgh. A 5,000 square foot refrigerated vault holds the content at a steady 37 degrees and 40 percent humidity. Leslie has been an archivist at the Bettmann Archive for 15 years. She earned her Master of Arts in history at Slippery Rock University and earned a post graduate archival certification at the University of Southern Mississippi.