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Preservation 101: 3 Secrets Every Archivist Knows

Local History Room
11/07/2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

3 Secrets Every Archivist Knows That Will Help You Organize, Preserve & Share Your Family Photos and other Treasures

Not sure what kind of boxes you need to keep treasures safe long term, or if discount store sleeves are safe? Do you know which area is the safest part of your house for long term storage? Not sure what the difference is between ppi and dpi for photo scanning?

Join Archivist Sally Jacobs for a talk designed to help you take care of family history treasures like photographs, letters, family bibles and wedding gowns. She will share 3 secrets every archivist knows that will help you organize, preserve and share your family treasures. After the overview, she will be happy to answer your specific questions about the family treasures currently in your care.
About the instructor: Sally Jacobs has a Master’s in Library Science with a Specialization in Archives Management from UW-Madison. She has twenty years of experience doing archival work at the Library of Congress Prints and Photos Division, the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, and American Girl. Her goal is to turn family historians into the family archivist.