Archive | Preserving

The posts in this blog describe how to preserve and safeguard your photos and documents. Be prepared for loss such as a natural disaster.
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How Safe Are Your Photos?

[Editor’s note: Genealogy expert Thomas MacEntee discusses keeping backups of your digital files.] Many of us have spent hours, days and months scanning precious photos and documents only to lose them when a computer crashes, a backup system fails or a natural disaster strikes. In the past, when most photographs existed in paper form, there […]


A Passion for Helping Disaster Victims

[Editor’s note: Flip-Pal user James Coffeen sent a letter to support@flip-pal.com suggesting a plan for action when devastation strikes and fires, floods and tornadoes threaten the loss of precious family photos.] There is something I’d like to do. Several years ago, at a retirement home, I started scanning old photos for both residents and employees. One reason I did […]


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Preserve Your Family Legacy

[Editor’s note: Thomas MacEntee of GeneaBloggers.com discusses why you should ensure that your family’s history is preserved for generations to come] How much thought have you given to making sure that all your hard work researching your family history doesn’t go down the drain? Have you taken steps to ensure that your family’s legacy, their photographs […]


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