Preserving Your Ancestor’s Textiles and Handmade Treasures

Melissa Barker
Oct 29, 2021
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Not all Textiles are the Same
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Handling Textiles
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Displaying Textiles
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Cleaning and Mending
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Housing Textiles
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Climate Control
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About this webinar

Learn from an archivist the best practices to preserving your ancestor’s textiles and handmade items. Everything from Grandma’s quilt, that old Christening gown, your Dad’s letterman jacket and military uniforms. These textiles and handmade items need special care and consideration when it comes to preservation and storage.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives. She is affectionally known as The Archive Lady to the genealogy community. She lectures, teaches, and writes
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