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Help! I’m the Family Archivist!

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Part IX: Donating Items From Your Family Archive By Rachel Smith While you were organizing your family archive, you may have come across some items which you and your family are no longer interested in keeping. You might be thinking of donating them to a museum, historic society, or archive. In most cases, you cannot […]

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Help! I’m the Family Archivist!

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Part VII: Backing Up and Archiving Digital Files By Rachel Smith You have spent weeks or months digitizing your family’s photograph or document collections. You have meticulously labeled each file and placed them in a perfect organization system on your computer — only for disaster to strike. Your computer crashes and erases all of your […]