Conservation Defined for Genealogy and Family History

Image of vintage cars abandoned and rusting away in rural wyoming

Accidents happen – especially when you have small children. So with that in mind, I began to wonder what would have to be done if an heirloom or another important piece of history were damaged. So I looked up conservation and talked about it with Breanne. Conservation means preserving historical family artifacts and cultural heritage … Read more

What is Preservation for Genealogy and Family History?

Image of old family letters, images, and heirlooms

As I’ve gotten more into genealogy and family history, one term keeps popping up: preservation. What is it – and how does it relate to genealogy? I messaged my genealogist pal and amazing friend Breanne – and she helped me look into it. Preservation, for genealogical and family history materials, means actively protecting items from … Read more