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Preserving Family History Treasures presented by the Blackstone Library

Preserving Family History Treasures presented by the Blackstone Library Online

PLEASE NOTE: This event is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Greenburgh Public Library. Any registration required will be made with the third party host. Should you need assistance registering for or participating in this event, please contact the hosting organization.

This is a free event, sponsored by the Blackstone Library, where you will learn how to preserve your family history for future generations.

Many of us gather together documents, photos and other memorabilia to preserve the record of the lives of our loved ones. However, nothing last forever. Paper slowly turns yellow and becomes brittle. Leather slowly turns to dust. Cloth loses its color and gradually weaken and tears at the lightest touch. The letters, documents, photographs and other items that connect us to the past lives of family members are under constant attack. Even digital photographs and scanned letters can be lost due to improper storage media as well as other causes.
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Date:
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Categories:
  Adults > History & Culture  
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL: https://tinyurl.com/y5wat77m

Lizette Pelletier, State Archivist at the Connecticut State Library, will discuss the inherent vices related to paper and electronic documents. She will offer some basic preservation steps to ensure that family records are available for future generations.

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