Preserving local history one picture at a time'

topic of program at GEM annual meeting Sept. 30

“Preserving local history one picture at a time” has been the life-long goal of Upper North Platte River Valley historian and Wyoming’s senior hall of fame newspaper publisher, editor, printer, reporter, paperboy and often janitor, Dick Perue.Over the past 70 years, the 87-year-old collector has preserved thousands of photos, negatives, manuscripts, news items, books, pamphlets and all sorts of scraps of paper of historical significance in what is known as the Dick Perue/Bob Martin collection. And now he plans to share a portion of that collection with the public, beginning with the a...

 

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