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4528Re: Old Black&White Photos

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  • Mary Arthur
    Mar 15, 2006
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      This site is marginally helpful, but mostly a warning of the many ways you could make things worse: http://www.genealogy.com/10_restr.html

      Good luck.


      On Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at 10:42PM, Gordon Williams <gordon.w@...> wrote:

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      >A large box of a hundred or more old B&W family snapshots has recently come
      >into my possession. Some go back to the 1920s and beyond (and some even
      >have the names of the individuals in them written on the back!).
      >Unfortunately they were stored loose in shoe boxes for decades and, in the
      >arid Manitoba climate, they have dried out, the emulsion has cracked and
      >they have acquired a bad case of "Prairie Curl". I plan to scan them, but
      >would like to minimize the damage that would result if I simply used brute
      >force to flatten them in their present brittle condition.
      >
      >All suggestions as to how I might proceed would be greatly appreciated.
      >
      >With thanks,
      >Gordon Williams
      >
      >
      >
      >http://www.afhs.ab.ca
      >
      >http://www.family-roots.ca
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      >
      http://www.afhs.ab.ca

      http://www.family-roots.ca
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