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October 25, 2019

Contact: Laura Martin
Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-5225

“Preserving Your Family Heirlooms” Workshop at the Oklahoma History Center

OKLAHOMA CITY — Join the staff of the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) on Saturday, November 2, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for “Preserving Your Family Heirlooms,” a workshop on preserving your own family collections. The workshop will cover the tools and supplies available for saving your treasures for future generations. Knowledgeable OHS staff members will share best practices for preserving photographs, books, documents, textiles, newspapers and more. Participants will also learn about digitizing items and how to convert audio and video to different formats.

Registration is $30 for Oklahoma Historical Society members and $40 for nonmembers. Preregistration is required, and you can do so by calling the OHS Research Center at 405-522-5225. This program will be held in the Clark and Kay Musser Learning Lab, which is located inside the Research Center on the first floor of the Oklahoma History Center.

This event is cosponsored by the Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board, with funding support provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

The Research Center is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains 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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