April 17, 2014

Preserve Your Heritage in Archival Scrapbooks: New Video

LOC scrapbook videoHands up, how many of you have ever created (or considered creating) an album or scrapbook to showcase your family history finds, life story, career or hobbies Рor those of a loved one? Well, the Library of Congress has posted a new FREE video about how to create and properly preserve  digital or traditional archival scrapbooks.

It’s a 72-minute video by various experts with a downloadable transcript on these topics:

  • basic preservation measures one can do at home for long-lasting albums and scrapbooks;
  • pros and cons of dismantling old scrapbooks and albums in poor condition;
  • how to address condition problems;
  • preservation considerations for digital scrapbooks and albums
  • how to participate in the Library’s Veterans History Project.

Check it out!

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About Lisa

Lisa Louise Cooke is the Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, an online genealogy audio show at www.GenealogyGems.com. She is the author of the books Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies and The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox, and the Google Earth for Genealogy DVD series, an international conference speaker, and writer for Family Tree Magazine.