Preserving Heirlooms and Old Photos: Carolyn Dorsey
Itís important to preserve family treasures before itís too late! Family heirlooms are an
important part of your family history, linking generation to generation. This presentation will
offer tips to properly care for items such as your cherished photographs, your family bible,
antique clothing, and other kinds of heirlooms for generations to come. Simple, inexpensive,
and common sense methods to preserve your precious family treasures will be discussed.
Carolyn Dorsey is a librarian at the North Jersey History and Genealogy Center in Morristown, and
regularly works with the libraryís conservator to evaluate and identify items for conservation. She is
a member of the New Jersey Library Associationís History and Preservation Section.