Marketing/Outreach Video for Long Beach Public Library, Special Collections

After a month storyboarding, filming, narrating and editing I am happy to announce that I have the final version of an outreach/marketing video which I produced for the Long Beach Public Library entitled, "Introducing the LBPL Long Beach History Collection." All shots were filmed on site at the Long Beach Public Library, Main Branch [...]

Preserving an 18th Century American Needlepoint Sampler

Today in the Long Beach History Collection, I am working with a needlepoint textile from 1776, North America. The item was originally housed in a non-archival manila folder loose in the archival collection. I have since rehoused it to a mylar sleeve which is open at the bottom and is backed by an archival plastic [...]

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Analog Cassette Preservation

Today I am re-housing the analog audio cassette tapes from the Literary Women Series into new archival quality cases. These tapes came to the library either without cases, or the cases were lost somewhere along the way due to standard patron use and were being housed in archival quality boxes. However, these great little bits of Long Beach [...]

Making Archival Photographs Available for Access

I love my part-time job at the Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach History Collection! Today I am digitizing some black and white still photographs to send to one of our branch librarians to use for the opening of our newest location, the Michelle Obama branch in North Long Beach. One of the great things [...]