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It’s the season of summer camp! Looks like fun at Hecht House Camp in Maine, where newsboys take a dip in West Poland, Maine. From The American Jewish Historical Society.

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For Delicate Books, Safe and Snug Houses | Preservation Week 2014

We’re honoring National Preservation Week (April 26 through May 3) with a series of posts from our archival experts about the best way to take care of your precious artifacts at home. From April 29 to April 30, we’re also holding free events at the Center. Come by to learn more in person!  Above: A protective enclosure for a fragile book. by Felicity Corkill, Associate Conservator, Center…

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Organizing Digital Files: Getting Your Photos and Scans in Shape | Preservation Week 2014

We’re honoring National Preservation Week (April 26 through May 3) with a series of posts from our archival experts about the best way to take care of your precious artifacts at home. From April 29 to April 30, we’re also holding free events at the Center. Come by to learn more in person!  by Shayna Marchese, Digital Asset Production Associate, Center for Jewish History Whether you’re…

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The American Jewish Historical Society series “American Jewish Portraits” has over 100 digitized daguerreotypes, photographs and paintings of Jewish individuals from the 18th to 20th centuries. Most are of the well-to-do, and they are clad in the latest fashions of the time period. Interestingly enough, it is impossible to discern them as Jewish, as the portraits give no clues to their religion.

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