Preserving our treasures

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The Society of American Archivists observes May Day by drawing attention to disaster preparedness for archives.  Though May Day was weeks ago, disaster preparedness remains a timely issue in light of recent tragedies.

We can also honor the day-to-day work of archives and special collections in preserving our culture.  In that light I salute USM’s Special Collections in Portland and its Franco-American Collection in Lewiston.

Finally I’ll share some resources for preserving family treasures:

Here’s wishing you a summer of memories worth preserving!