Preserving Your Family Photographs: How to Organize, Present, and Restore Your Precious Family Images

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F & W Publications, Incorporated, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 246 pages
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Genealogists and non-genealogists alike love old photographs and many people have photo collections of their ancestors. Preserving Your Family Photographs shows them how to organize and store these photos so that future generations can also enjoy them. Readers will learn how to care for family photos, identify different types of damage, learn basic conservation techniques, buy the proper storage materials, then organize the family photo archive and safely display it for all to see. * Photo preservation and display techniques appeal to both genealogist and non-genealogist alike * the book provides instruction through the use of beautiful sample photos Maureen Taylor is the author of Uncovering Your Ancestry through Family Photographs. She is a regular contributor to Family Tree Magazine and is a former picture research coordinator and photo curator. She is a frequent lecturer at genealogical conferences and workshops across the country on the subject of photograph identification, organization and preservation. She lives in Westwood, Massachusetts.

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User Review  - Debra - Goodreads

Key highlights: When purchasing clear sleeves for photos, make sure to buy polypropylene or polyester ones. Polyethylene is not approved for long-term storage. Use only acid freee papers, boxes and tissue. Digitize your photos and store off-site as a backup. Plan for media obsolenscence. Read full review

Review: Preserving Your Family Photographs: How to Organize, Present, and Restore Your Precious Family Images

User Review  - Denise - Goodreads

A fabulous resource for anyone with a collection of family photos. Read full review

Contents

Stories Worth Saving
5
The Preservation Facts
18
Cased Images Daguerreotypes Ambrotypes and Tintypes
41
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Maureen Taylor experienced a complete recovery from the progressive, deadly, and disfiguring disease of scleroderma. Born in Ireland, she now lives in Wayne, New Jersey where she has returned to work as a full time real estate agent and a part-time nurse. She is also a certified teacher of Tai Chi Chih and Qi Gong and is active in various animal charities.

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