Badge: Digital Preservation

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Paper is easily damaged by water, misplaced or discarded. Favorite Web sites vanish overnight or you forget to save the URL. Songs and games, once played, are often forgotten. What can you do to help preserve materials you need for future reference, to ensure you will have them when needed? NOTE: Information for many of […]

Badge: My Family Today

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Studying family history is a favorite hobby. Document your family today to keep a living history for generations to come.   Steps 1. Create fact sheets for family members. Create fact sheets for family members to fill out or you can ask your questions and record the answers. You can include anything you want to […]

Badge: Ephemera

Badge: Ephemera

Ephemera is any material that was originally designed to be discarded after use. It includes concert tickets, advertising trading cards, postcards, catalogs, greeting cards, pamphlets, matchbook covers and letters. Some people include old photos. Items that are not printed like watch parts and vintage fabric/ lace pieces can be thought of as ephemera. Ephemera is […]

Badge: Art Journals

Badge: Art Journals

Many people keep journals or diaries of their lives. An art journal takes this activity to the next level. This craft not only allows you to record your life but also to explore your art. You do not have to be an “artist” to create an art journal, you only need the desire to create. […]