Early American SIG #USA Albany, NY lecture on preserving your family papers #usa


JewishGen German Research Division Coordinator
 

The Capital Region Jewish Genealogical Society (CRJGS) is pleased to
announce Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer as the guest speaker for our
October meeting. Her presentation will be "Preserving Your Family
Papers, Photographs, Books, and Digital Materials for Future Generations".

[Time and place information below.]

Genealogy is not just about finding relatives. Many of us have
inherited fragile and sentimental photos, papers, photographs and
books >from our family. How can we best keep these materials for
future generations? Get those items out of your desk drawers,
cardboard boxes and folders and start doing it right!

Christine will teach us about archivally sound methods and materials
for storing and preserving family history items. The presentation
will cover causes of deterioration, materials to use and avoid,
choosing a location to store items, selecting safe photograph albums,
dealing with mold and mildew, storing digital files, and much more.

Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer, MLS, has a master's degree in library
science and a graduate certificate in archives. Most recently,
Christine was the reference librarian and archivist at The Culinary
Institute of America for eleven years. She has been doing genealogical
research since 1979, and was Vice President for Programs and Vice
President for Publicity for the Dutchess County Genealogical Society
from 1988 to 2018. She is Vice-Chairman for Lineage Research for
District IX, NSDAR, New York State and a member of several
genealogical and professional societies, including the Association of
Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, the
National Genealogical Society, and state and local societies.
Christine lives in Dutchess County with her husband and three cats.

When: October 21, 2018 @ 1:30 PM
Where: Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York, 184 Washington Ave.
Ext., Albany, NY 12203

RSVP to crjgs1@gmail.com.

GerSIG Moderator for Susan Kugler, Secretary -
Capital Region Jewish Genealogical Society (CRJGS)

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