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Hold on to Your Hat; preserving local history

Local historians to present at Saratoga Library Thursday evening

 

November 13, 2019

Photo from the Bob Martin/Dick Perue Collection. Courtesy Dick Perue

Wagon train on the Overland Trail near Emigrants' Crossing, 12 miles north of Saratoga, in 1880s.

The burdensome task of preserving local history has been made easier with new technology. It will be applied to help record and save several valuable historic collections.

A program on digitizing historic photographs, negatives, photo albums, manuscripts, VCRs, home movies, stories, newspaper clippings, books and diaries will be presented at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Saratoga Branch Library at 503 West Elm Ave.

The slide show and presentation is sponsored by Saratoga Friends of the Library. It will be presented by local historians Dick and John Perue with the assistance of Sherry McK...



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