[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 […]
The posts in this blog describe how to preserve and safeguard your photos and documents. Be prepared for loss such as a natural disaster.
[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 […]
[Editor’s note: Mary V. Danielsen of documentedlegacy.com provides techniques for drying photos based on her experience with Superstorm Sandy.] In disaster recovery you have to move fast to recover any possessions before mold sets in. Imagine if the worst case scenario happened to your home. The first things you reach for are your forgotten valuables […]