Storing Family Photographs

Learn the best ways to store and organize cherished and historic family photographs.
Photo Tips
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Most of us have treasured family photos needing care and safe storage. The enemies? Humidity, fingerprints, light, and dust all damage photographs. It's especially important to not only handle photos with care, but also to give special attention to how you store and display them.

One thing to remember is to keep all photographic images out of attics and basements.

Organization of pictures can also be problematic. How many of us throw our prints or slides into a shoe box or up on a shelf to pile up and collect dust and later try to find a particular photo hidden somewhere in the neglected pile?

The tips on the following pages will help you enjoy and keep your treasured photographs safe for years to come.

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