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Museum strives to digitize historical assets

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 11th, 2014

Mark Brennan, special project coordinator and assistant librarian for the Siuslaw Pioneer Museum, is digitizing the photos and records in the museum’s research library.

A couple of modest grants will be going a long way toward preserving the valuable archives of the Siuslaw Pioneer Museum.

A spokesman for the museum announced last month that Lane County Historical Society selected the Florence museum as a recipient of its annual Heritage Grant, in the amount of $2,500.

All the funds will be used to buy archival supplies and computer equipment.

“We have box after box after box of photographs; we have disk after disk after disk that are not collated or organized in any fashion,” said the museum’s special project coordinator and assistant librarian Mark Brennan.

For the complete article see the 03-12-2014 issue.

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