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10/07/15

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Contact: Laura Martin
Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-5221
lmartin@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org/research

OHS to Host Heirloom Preservation Workshop

Oklahoma City, Okla. — Join the Oklahoma Historical Society staff for the Caring for Your Family Heirlooms workshop to learn about preserving your own family collections on Wednesday, November 4, from 10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the classrooms of the Oklahoma History Center. Our knowledgeable staff will share tips and best practices for preserving photos, maps, textiles, paper items and scrapbooks. Participants also will learn how to conduct and preserve oral histories. The workshop will cover the tools and supplies available for preserving family treasures for future generations. Door prizes will be awarded throughout the day.

Registration for the OHS Research Center Caring for Your Family Heirlooms workshop is $45 per person and lunch is included. Preregistration is required. Call the Research Center at 405-522-5225 to register by phone, and please have your credit card ready.

The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains 31 museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.





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