How to Preserve Polaroids

How to Preserve Polaroids

I was given a Polaroid camera when I was a teenager that I loved. I liked the look of the photos and the ability to have photos developed instantly. In the course of creating my family archives, I found many of those old photographs and wondered what was the best way to preserve them.

What Does "Archival Quality" Mean?

What Does "Archival Quality" Mean?

When you are creating your family archives, you will most likely have to rehouse your family treasures in suitable storage containers, such as folders, enclosures, and boxes. These items are often described as “archival” or “archival quality” by their manufacturers, but these terms convey no specifics about their preservation use.

Stop Damaging Your Family Photos and Learn to Protect Them

Stop Damaging Your Family Photos and Learn to Protect Them

An essential part of your family heritage is in danger of being lost, and yet few are aware of it.

Most of us have family albums in our possession. They are a wonderful way to reconnect with the past. You would think that storing photos in albums would be the safest way to protect them.