Tag Archives: archive preservation

Helping historical societies preserve archive material.

Your historical society has been entrusted with a newspaper archive.  Now what? Across the country, millions of pages of newspaper archives have been entrusted to local historical societies for preservation but many newspaper archives are deteriorating to the point of … Continue reading

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Protect Your Archives from Loss in Natural Disasters

The intensifying western wildfires are a sobering reminder of last year when we had a personal connection to the devastation left behind by fires in Washington state (read more here).  In 2014, fires here claimed homes and businesses leaving nothing … Continue reading

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ArchiveInABox & Overcoming Digitization Challenges

There are numerous challenges that come with wanting to digitize decades of newspaper archives.  Some were detailed in a Sean Phipps article on Nooga.com this week about efforts underway to digitize newspapers from Chattanooga, Tennessee. A statewide effort is underway to … Continue reading

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Struggling to digitize important historical documents and newspapers?

In a recent op ed in the Miami Herald, Arva Moore Parks laid out the situation that so many libraries and organizations are facing across the country today.  They have important historical documents and newspapers on file but no digital … Continue reading

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Protecting a Community from a Historic Loss

The historic wildfires raging in central Washington have strong ties to the SmallTownPapers family. Not only does the company founder, Paul Jeffko, have a home and property which have been affected by the Carlton Complex wildfire but it was in this … Continue reading

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