Preserving History

Historical artifacts are an important part of our cultural heritage that allow us to connect with our past and enrich our understanding of the world in which we live today. They provide a vital link to our past and the times, cultures, events, and people that have shaped us. Old photographs, historic buildings, vintage newspapers, antique needlework, personal scrapbooks—all have their place as part of our cultural legacy.

Historical Preservation Projects

Organizations and resources related to the preservation of our heritage.

Photo Conservation

Information on the conservation and restoration of photographs, documents, and other important historical media.


Contribute your time to valuable historical preservation and restoration projects. There are many volunteer opportunities, both online and off.