Prints, slides, tintypes and more; do you feel overwhelmed by stacks of unorganized family photos? This workshop will teach you how to properly identify, store and preserve your family photos for future generations to enjoy. Using lots of hands-on examples, Lindsey Smith will guide you through the history of photography and the latest preservation products, and suggest ways to to make this daunting project less stressful and more manageable.

Lindsey Smith is the archivist at Des Moines University and the collections manager at the Iowa Jewish Historical Society. Prior to moving to Iowa, Lindsey was an archivist and exhibit developer at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. She co-chairs the Iowa Museum Association’s Exhibits and Collections Committee and advises for the State Historical Society of Iowa’s Historical Research Development Program. Lindsey received a BA in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MA in Historical Administration from Eastern Illinois University.

An archival supply bag can be purchased for $10

TUESDAY, APRIL 17TH 2012 – 7PM   Union Street Gallery, 1527 Otto Blvd., Chicago Heights

Directions can be found on the Gallery’s “Contacts” page: Here