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Online Program: “Preserving Your Family Archives”

Posted on: Nov 2 2020 by admin

Saturday, November 14, 2020: 10:00 am

Join Dave Nichols, Rice County Historical Society Curator, to learn how to preserve your family archives on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at 10 am online.

This program will focus on preserving your family history, both digital and physical. Nichols will touch on the best materials to use to keep your photographs and documents safe, as well as ways to properly store digitally scanned photographs and documents. Additionally, he will provide background on the kind of information most people forget to include for future generations, and how to capture your family history in a digital format.

Dave Nichols has 5 years of experience in Collections and Preservation. He received his Master’s degree in History and Museum Studies from Minnesota State University, Mankato. He has worked for Steele County and Goodhue County Historical Societies before becoming the Curator at Scott County Historical Society in 2018. He has worked in the University Archives at MSU and has been an advocate for digital collections.  He joined the Rice County Historical Society as its Curator/Assistant to the Executive Director in March 2020.

This program will be held online using Google Meet at: https://meet.google.com/rvv-dmta-zjv .

You can also find that address on the museum’s website,  http://rchistory.org.  For more information, please contact the museum at 507-332-2121.