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Date Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2018

Looking for a way to preserve important documents, photos and videos for future generations? On Saturday, October 6 at 10:30 a.m., the Delaware Public Archives will present a program discussing how to preserve photographs, documents, and digital memories. You will leave this program with the knowledge needed to care for and preserve your irreplaceable memories.

Presented by Archives’ staff member Connor Graham, this program will include basic information and instruction on proper handling and storage of family papers, photographs and digital media to ensure long term preservation and access.

Ms. Graham is a processing archivist at DPA and has worked on a number of manuscript and photograph collections including the Davis Collection, Governor Charles L. Terry Collection, Marshall Family Genealogical papers, City of Wilmington Maps and Drawings, Kent County Probates, William David Rice Vietnam War Scrapbook, the Arcada Fleming McCoy Photograph Collection, and the Glenn Rude Glass Negative Collection. She also curates DPA exhibits and digitizes collections for online access. Ms. Graham is a 2016 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Masters in Library and Information Science.

The program is free to the public and will last approximately one hour. No reservations are required. For more information, contact Tom Summers (302) 744-5047 or e-mail thomas.summers@state.de.us.

The Delaware Public Archives is one of the oldest public archives programs in the United States. DPA serves the citizens of Delaware by identifying, collecting, and preserving public records of enduring historical and evidential value; ensuring access to public records for present and future generations; and advising and educating interested parties in the creation, management, use, and preservation of public records.

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