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Identifying and Preserving Your Family Photographs

Virtual Zoom Event with Maureen Taylor

2021-01-16 13:00:00 2021-01-16 14:30:00 America/New_York Identifying and Preserving Your Family Photographs Virtual Program

Saturday, January 16
1:00pm - 2:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-01-16 13:00:00 2021-01-16 14:30:00 America/New_York Identifying and Preserving Your Family Photographs Join Maureen Taylor, the Photo Detective, to learn five steps to identifying family photographs from daguerreotypes to snapshots. Explore tips for preserving images on a budget. Please register. Virtual Program

Join Maureen Taylor, the Photo Detective, to learn five steps to identifying family photographs from daguerreotypes to snapshots. Explore tips for preserving images on a budget. Please register.

From unnamed photos to mysterious clothing, deciphering photo puzzles is about clues in the photos and facts in your family tree. 

Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective®, is a frequent keynote speaker on photo identification, photograph preservation, and family history at historical and genealogical societies, museums, conferences, libraries, and other organizations in the U.S., London, and Canada. She’s the author of several books and hundreds of articles, and her television appearances include The View and The Today Show. She’s been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Better Homes and Gardens, The Boston Globe, Martha Stewart Living, Germany’s top newspaper Der Spiegel, American Spirit, and The New York Times. Currently a contributing editor of Family Tree Magazine, Maureen also writes personal memoirs and narrative family histories for the Newbury St. Press of the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

This program will be presented on Zoom. You will receive an email with the participation weblink one day before the program. If you do not have an e-mail address or are unable to attend, please contact the Special Collections Division by phone at 330-643-9030 or by e-mail: speccollections@akronlibrary.org

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual Program | History | Genealogy |

TAGS: | Photograph identification | History | Genealogy |

Main Library

Phone: 330.643.9000

Hours
Mon, Jan 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jan 19 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jan 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jan 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jan 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 23 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 24 Closed

About the library

Main Library, located in the heart of downtown Akron, combines compelling public space with meaningful and relevant public library services for all members of our community. Since opening in 2004, the downtown library welcomes more than one million visitors each year.

Subject divisions include: Business & Government, Culture & AV, Magazines & Newspapers, Science & Technology, Special Collections (local history & genealogy), Teen, and a 12,000 square feet Children's Library.

Special services available at Main Library include: a Patent & Trademark Resource Center; U.S. Passport and Notary services; a Microbusiness Center; a Maker Space; a resource lab for early childhood educators; and regularly scheduled computer training classes. Also available at Main Library are more than 125 public access computers, color photocopiers/printers, laminating, scanning, faxing, and free Wi-Fi.

Specialized spaces include a 425-seat auditorium, public meeting rooms, and a used bookstore. An interior glass block walkway leads to a 600-space parking garage owned by the City of Akron. An outdoor amphitheater and landscaped park complete the complex.

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