Format: Download Slides with Synchronized Audio - MP4 Video File $9
Presenter: Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer
Learn how to store and care for family papers, photographs, and books in an archivally sound fashion and by digitizing to preserve them for descendants. The talk gives information about archivally sound methods and materials for storing and preserving family papers, photographs, and books. Items discussed include: what causes deterioration; precautions to take when storing items; choosing a location in your home for storage; choosing a photograph album which won't harm your photos; mounting photographs and documents in frames for display; how to deal with mold, mildew, and disintegration of books; and digitizing materials and storing digital files.