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Don't leave Grandma in the attic!

19th century tintype photograph of a manOn May 11th, the Milwaukee Public Library and the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works are proud to present the program: Don't Leave Grandma in the Attic!, a presentation on the preservation, display, storage, and repair of photographic materials.

Debra Hess Norris, the Chair and Professor of Art Conservation at the University of Delaware and Photographic Conservator will be on hand to discuss the care and treatment of photographs.
Don't Leave Grandma in the Attic! poster

Debra Hess Norris is the author of many book chapters and articles on the care and preservation of photos and is an authority on how to best treat them, whether they are 19th century daguerrotypes or contemporary color prints.

Seating is limited and reservations may be made by calling the Central Library's Humanities Department at (414) 286-3061.

Date: May 11th, 2010
Start Time: 6:30 p.m.
End Time: 7:30 p.m.
Library: Central
Location: Krug Rare Books Room

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I know Ms. Hess-Norris and her presentation will give the highest quality information and be entertaining. The information is particularly important when you consider the world of hurt people are going through in TENN and MISS from flooding.

Family history is SO important to preserve and protect. In addition to the information at this worthwhile presentation, there are additional info/free articles and posts at www.saveyourstuff.com/blog that may be of interest.

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