Genealogy workshop teaches area residents the importance of photo preservation.
By WILLIAM SMITH
When memories fade, photographs remain behind to remind us of those long forgotten feelings. But even a box–full of paper memories can disintegrate with time.
That was the lesson renowned genealogy journalist Maureen A. Taylor tried to get across at the fifth annual genealogy workshop Saturday at Burlington Public Library.
"Everyone has shoe–boxes full of photographs they don't know what to do with," she said during a presentation titled "Preserving Family Photographs: 1839 to Present." "Each and every photograph has a story to tell."