Last year when I attended the Society of Florida Archivists conference in Saint Petersburg, I listened to a talk by a woman who’d gotten into the field rather by accident. I learned a lot at that conference, and I also realized what a narrow niche archiving is. It sounds mysterious to a lot of people,… Continue reading Why is [historical] archiving important?
In the 1960s, someone thought it would be a great idea to make a scrapbook of photographs and news clippings that follows the history of the Library Society here in North Palm Beach. It was a great idea, but now the scrapbook is deteriorating. In order to make sure we have more than one copy,… Continue reading Working with photographs