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Low-cost ways to preserve family archives

Storing Photographs and Papers

1. Properly stored photos and papers last longer than digitized versions

2. Store away from light and moisture

3. Store flat, not folded

4. Don't use adhesives, rubber bands, or paper clips

5. Label your photographs with pencil

6. Store in acid-free folders and boxes

7. Protect from pests and food



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