To stay informed about LDGS meetings, breaking news, special events and important dates, and to add information about your own Eastern Shore genealogy and history events,
see our facebook page .
PROGRAMS FOR FALL 2014:
Digital Photo Restoration and Preservation
The Lower Delmarva Genealogical Society is proud to present
Mr. DiCarlo will speak on "Digital Photo Restoration and Preservation." Mr. DiCarlo, of DiCarlo Digital Copy Center and Graphic Studio, has handled more photo image capturing and digital preservation and restoration projects than anywhere else in the region. Digitally preserving and restoring historical and family photography is of great importance to the next generation. Many families have already lost troves of photographic material to fires, floods and poor storage. Some photos are salvageable but physical preservation is very costly. Digital preservation is typically a more cost effective way to capture, restore, reproduce, and share photographs. We will discuss everything from image scanning to digitally fixing and restoring images to reproduction and digital dissemination.
This event is open to the public and is free.
- PROGRAM: Digital Photo Restoration and Preservation with Joseph DiCarlo
- WHEN: 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 24, 2014
- WHERE: The Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
Wayne and Power Streets, Unit #190, Salisbury
STAY TUNED FOR MORE TO COME ...
IN OTHER NEWS:
- Maryland State Archives Family History Festival
October is American Archives Month, and the Maryland State Archives will be celebrating by hosting a free Family History Festival on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 10:00am - 4:00pm in Annapolis. This open-house-style event will feature participation by dozens of exciting local organizations, and will include expert lectures on genealogy, history, and archival research, demonstrations on caring for your own family papers and photos, brick wall sessions for family genealogists, seminars on imaging techniques, behind-the-scenes tours, and childrens' activities highlighting family history. [ MORE INFO ]
We were informed August 22, 2014 that the genealogy collection of the Wicomico County Library located at the main branch in Salisbury is being given to the Nabb Center at Salisbury University. All that will be retained at the Wicomico Library are duplicates of references owned by the Nabb. Since there is a fee to use the Nabb Collection, there has been some unfinalized discussion as to whether those holding a Wicomico County Library card would be able to access the Nabb Collection for free.
- 2013-2014 Board Members Seated
Our President, Vice President and other board members took office at the general meeting in September. Congratulations and best wishes for success to LDGS President Lloyd Whitehead, Vice President Howard Dickerson, Treasurer Patricia Hooper, Corresponding Secretary and Acting Recording Secretary Kay Records, Membership Chairman Carolyn Adkins, Internet and Email Correspondent Mike Adkins, Historian/Librarian/Custodian Jim Morris, and Publicity Chairman Betty Bounds, as well as Members-at-Large Shirley Butler, Betty Bounds and Robert Adkins.
- Office Closed
Our former headquarters office, formerly located on North Division Street in Salisbury, has been closed. Items which were in the office, including our library and inventory of publications, has been moved to a renovated attic space in the home of Former LDGS President Jim Morris at 1220 Johnson Road, Salisbury, Maryland 21804. Members wishing to gain access to the LDGS library may contact Mr. Morris at (410) 742-4059 to schedule an appointment.
- Submit an Article to Our Newsletter
We are actively looking for article submissions for our twice-yearly newsletter, More From the Shore. Do you have interesting information about a family, an individual ancestor, an historical Delmarva figure, a town or area, research tips, or other subjects? We invite you to flex your journalistic muscles and share with fellow Delmarva genealogy enthusiasts. Please email our Editor, Howard L. Dickerson, at email@example.com, or write to LDGS, Box 3602, Salisbury, MD 21802-3602.
- Lifetime Membership
Did you know that Lifetime LDGS Membership is available for $300? Yearly membership is $20, running from January 1st to December 31st. Remember - Membership renewals are due each year on January 1. To remain active, dues for membership renewals must be paid no later than February 28.
- Member Surname Cards
If you haven't taken advantage of this great benefit of membership, please take a few moments to send in your family surname cards using a 3x5 card in the following format:
|Surname being researched:|
|Location (city, county, state):|
|City, State, Zip:|
©1997 - 2014 Shari Handley for The Lower Delmarva Genealogical Society
Tuesday, 09-Sep-2014 05:56:44 MDT