Preservation at Home– an Archives Week event

Center for Jewish History

Learn how to preserve your family’s precious records, papers, photographs, videos, and more at this Archives Week event hosted by the Center for Jewish History, today, October 8 at 4:30pm.  The program will include an informal discussion and Q&A with the Center conservator and professional archivists, followed by a tour behind the scenes at the Center, with additional input from the viewpoint of the archives staff. Topics will include proper housing and environment for family papers, photographs and scrapbooks, what to do with obsolete audio-visual formats like VHS tapes, audio cassettes and 35mm slides, and examples of how not to scrapbook and how not to repair at home will be on display.

The Center for Jewish History is located at 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY.

For more information on this event, see the Center for Jewish History website:  http://www.cjh.org/event/2312

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