By Jasmine Brand, historian, researcher, writer, guest blogger Having a hard time remembering past stories from people in your family? Are you worried about the next generation remembering their heritage? While some people love their family photos and get warm fuzzies, some people struggle reconciling their past relationships and events. Yet, we are […]
Here’s a really interesting video about a glass photo image of Abraham Lincoln being repaired. I guess it’s full technical identification is an Alexander Hesler/George Ayres interpositive. Too bad its only 30 seconds. I would have liked to see more details. Really interesting: Photographic conservation is so interesting. Has anyone else seen photos in a […]
Women’s World Magazine recently interviewed me for information on what can a busy woman do at home, on her own, really quickly, if she spills her morning ‘Joe’ or a glass of liquid on some photos. I mentioned about the process of writing the article a couple of times on my Facebook Page at “Save […]
Recently, my nephew got married to a really great girl. We are thrilled to have her in our family. Their story of how they met, how they romanced each other and how the proposal went was sooo cute and it was all illustrated in a scrapbook next to the sign-in book at the reception. Everyone […]
Here’s a family pile of stuff that was cleaned from mold and packed away under our care. Even if you don’t want to go through the inventorying process, protect items with baggies and proper storage containers. For important papers, certificates, memories in the office, these are great ideas for emergency preparedness.
I agree, you don’t need to save everything. Set some priorities of what’s most important. Do a few priority items first and make a little progress and you’ll feel great.
Here’s a letter from a photographer that had a flood in his darkroom. Although you may not have the skills, you can get the services of a photo lab to help you in time of need. Notice also, how he set priorities of things he wants to save. April 10, 2009, Hey Scott, Nice article […]