Some Photography/Art Response and Recovery Resources

For collectors of photographs, whether individuals or institutions, there are several good resources on disaster recovery.

Smithsonian’s Cultural Rescue Initiative

American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works

*Field Guide to Emergency Response videos

salvage photos
Water Segment video, AICHA

CERF+ The Artists Safety Net video

As Hurricanes Descend, Top Conservators Set Up an Emergency Hotline—and App—to Rescue Waterlogged Art – Artnews 9/8/17

Clock is ticking to dry out and salvage flood-damaged possessions left in wake of Hurricane Harvey – Houston Chronicle 9/4/17

 

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Happy Holidays 2015

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John Collier (1913-1992), Washington, D.C. Christmas rush in the Greyhound bus terminal. Negro soldiers waiting for a bus, Dec. 1941. Nitrate negative, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches or smaller. Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division, Washington, DC 20540