Become a Photo Historian: Learn to Identify and Preserve Your Family Treasures

There is a great interest in learning how to identify and protect old pictures, and the Cecil County Public Library is presenting a how-to talk to help you get started with that task.  So if you are the family archivist or the records custodian for  your church or civic group, working to sift through old boxes of cherished pictures, this helpful program will introduce you to the basics and help assure your precious snapshots are passed along to future generations.

The program by Historian Mike Dixon takes place at the Chesapeake City Branch Sept 15, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Mike will show you how to identify and preserve your historic photos.

Click here for more details and to register for the program.

A faded, Cherry Hill postcard mailed from that community Nov. 26, 1908.  It was mailed to Miss Anna Pedrick, Dover, NJ.  This was a Ed Herbener photo and the message simply said "arrived home safe."

A faded, Cherry Hill postcard mailed from that community Nov. 26, 1908. It was mailed to Miss Anna Pedrick, Dover, NJ. This was a Ed Herbener photo and the message simply said “arrived home safe.”

Simple adjustments made to the Cherry Hill postcard with a freeware program.

Simple adjustments made to the Cherry Hill postcard with a freeware program.

 

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