Tributes & Video Biographies
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Archive for March, 2008

  • Archival Photo and Slide Scanning Services

    Flickr photo: catcetera In January of 2008, Money Magazine wrote an article comparing 6 of the most popular scanning services. They sent 40 prints to the six different companies and rated them on cost, turnaround time and scan quality. The top rated company was ScanCaf...

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

  • Old Letters and New History

    For a good part of my life, i had a tin cracker box filled with old letters. Most of these were letters sent to me by old boyfriends, away at college or otherwise separated from me and declaring their affections. There were also some letters from friends off on a big a...

    Read more  ●  Monday, March 24th, 2008

  • PBS’s AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Launches “Campaign ’08” Multimedia Website for THE PRESIDENTS Biography Collection

    BOSTON, MARCH 3 — PBS’ AMERICAN EXPERIENCE today launched The Presidents, the online component of an unprecedented public television initiative that, for the first time, will make available more than 25 hours of presidential programming online, on TV, and o...

    Read more  ●  Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

  • Sorting and Storing Digital Photos

    Flickr photo:BayCamera In previous posts I have talked about sorting and archiving old photos and how important it is to do that. But, I have actually been been daunted by the task of organizing my own digital images. Right now they sit on my hard drive, backed up dail...

    Read more  ●  Wednesday, March 26th, 2008