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Author Archives: scastudent
We’ve seen some of the preservation concerns that crop up in scrapbooks—now let’s explore some of the artistic highlights of the Montgomery County Medical Society Alliance’s scrapbooks (MS-686). Through this artistry, the open-endedness and individuality of scrapbooks takes flight. MCMSA’s … Continue reading
Scrapbooks can be great time capsules. Anything goes in scrapbooks—they contain everything from photos and newspaper clippings to more unusual items like seashells and matchbooks. The variety results in plenty of surprises, making scrapbooks interesting to explore. The open-endedness of … Continue reading
As the 1800s came to a close, cameras, increasingly portable and affordable, enabled people to document their personal adventures. Candid snapshots show how people interacted with their world–for example, through details of how they dressed for everyday activities. The archives … Continue reading