Past Meetup

Preserving Your Family's Treasures

Hosted by The Northwest Chicago History Meetup Group

Public group

This Meetup is past

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Please join our friends, the Chicago Genealogical Society, as Rena Schergen, MLIS tells us how to protect those family documents, photographs, news clippings, scrapbooks and heirlooms. Don't let them fall to pieces! Learn about archival best practices that you can implement at home, including how to preserve and store your family's physical history. Rena will also give pointers for choosing and buying materials for your personal archives. Bring your questions and pick her brain! Rena Schergen is an Archivist at the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Hailing from the Southwest Side of Chicago. This programs is free and everyone is welcome.