Thursday, January 31, 2013

Hamilton County To Offers Photo Preservation Workshops

The Carmel Clay Historical Society, the Carmel Clay Public Library, and Heritage Photo & Research Services are sponsoring a series of workshops in Hamilton County about preserving photos:

These are workshops that are geared towards genealogists, historians and collectors:
  • Capturing Carmel in Historic Photographs - Thursday, March 7 - 7 to 8:30 pm

    Carmel-area residents are invited to this free slide presentation highlighting some of the nearly 1,000 photographs recently scanned and cataloged by the Carmel Clay Historical Society. CCHS director Katherine Dill will showcase images dating from the Civil War to the present, contrasting the images with what is on the site today. This workshop is free; to register, visit
  • Care and Identification of Family Photographs - Saturday, March 23 - 9 am - noon

    This workshop will be presented by Joan Hostetler of Heritage Photo & Research Services and will discuss how to date and identify photos, archival materials to house photos, and how to preserve digital photos. Participants are encouraged to bring interesting photos with them for a brief show & tell session. This workshop is free, to register, visit
  • Preserving Digital Photographs - Saturday, April 13 - 9 am - noon

    John Harris and Joan Hostetler, owners of Heritage Photo & Research Services, will discuss how to scan old family photos, selecting the right equipment, and how to store them. This workshop is free; to register, visit

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