Friends and Family 'How to' Series

$15 per workshop ($10 for FAA members)
All events take place at the Alabama Department of Archives and History,
624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama. To register online, select the workshop below or call (334) 242-4363.

How To Create Your 4th Grade Alabama History Notebook
February 24 • Two sessions: 9:30–11:30 and 1:30–3:30
For: 4th grade students and their parents
Does your 4th grade student need help with their Alabama History Notebook assignment? Participants in this workshop will receive an assortment of Alabama maps, symbols of Alabama, and other commonly requested information about our state. Archives staff will also help students conduct research to locate other required items.

How To Preserve Family Papers and Books
April 24 • 1:00–3:00
For: Adults
Do you have treasured family photos, papers, and books but don't know how to preserve them? Archivist Linda Overman will present various methods to stabilize and preserve these items for the future.

How To Discover My Family
July 21 • 2 sessions: 9:30–11:30 and 1:30–3:30
For: Children, along with parents or grandparents
Finding the time to share family stories and connections with the past can be a challenge in our fast–paced society. In this workshop, children will produce a "family tree" or a "family orchard" with a parent or grandparent and learn how to use questions to start discussions about childhood, school experiences, and favorite toys or games.

How To Preserve Family Textiles
October 20 • 9:00 - 11:00 and 1:00–3:00
For: Adults
Handmade table linens, baptism gowns, and quilts tell unique stories of the past, but how do you take care of them? Curator Robert Cason will present various methods to stabilize and preserve these items for future generations.

Registration form

How To Preserve Family Papers and Books
October 20 • 9:00 - 11:00 and 1:00 - 3:00
For: Adults
Do you have treasured family photos, papers, and books but don't know how to preserve them? Archivist Linda Overman will present various methods to stabilize and preserve these items for the future.

Registration form



Updated: September 20, 2007
http://www.archives.alabama.gov/whatsnew/how_to_series.html
Alabama Department of Archives & History
624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
Phone: (334) 242-4363
E-Mail:debbie.pendleton@archives.alabama.gov