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Preserving Family Documents and Photographs

April 11, 2015

10 a.m. to noon
Day Classrooms, History Center

Family records are an invaluable source of information. Caring for them can be a challenge for any family historian. Learn simple, effective techniques for preserving family documents and photographs while still keeping them accessible for research. 

Tamara Hemmerlein is the Director of Local History Services  at the Indiana Historical Society. As the former Hoosier Heritage Alliance coordinator, she implemented Indiana’s Connecting to Collections project. She serves as the chair of AAM’s Small Museum Administrators Committee and is the Indiana state team leader for AASLH. Tamara wrote “Good Visitor Service, or ‘Put Down the Pencil and Put On a Smile!’” for the Small Museum Toolkit. Tamara has frequently presented at local, state, regional and national conferences on a variety of museum-related subjects. Prior to coming to IHS, Tamara worked as the executive director of the Montgomery County Historical Society and of the Montgomery County Cultural Foundation in Crawfordsville, Ind.

Tamara holds a bachelor's degree in Spanish language and literature from Indiana State University and a master's degree in medieval Spanish literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a 2007 graduate of the Seminar for Historical Administration.

$10; members $8. Includes parking and same-day admission to the Indiana Experience.

This class is eligible for 2 general LEUs

Register online at or call (317) 232-1882 for more information.

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