Sharing our Knowledge
Part 20: Call for Volunteers
Sharing our Knowledge is a series of articles about the Historian Archives Project and how you can become involved.
Would you like to do some genealogy? You probably already have an idea of where you might fit in, but let me remind you of some broad areas of need.
We have four 4-drawer filing cabinets of paper records. If those records get lost in a fire, flood, or tornado, our thousands upon thousands of carefully collected documents are gone forever. We plan to run these pages through a scanner, one page at a time.
The Historian, President, and Webmaster will each have a copy of the scanned computer files. That way, if some disaster happens to the original, our records are safe.
We are looking for a few people who understand the importance of this preservation project, and are experienced in carefully scanning documents into their computer, and who have their own scanner. Continue reading