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The Letter

Take an old letter, add some photographs, and create a place for family to share stories.…
May 26, 2022
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Stories unfold in pictures shared

Where do family stories come from?  How do they come to you? Were they shared? Created by you? Or based on personal experience, researched documented fact, or maybe a piece…
May 4, 2022
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Can We Have Nice Things on the Internet?

Permanent.org exists for the preservation of your digital legacy, as you define it, not for profit.…
April 26, 2022
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Searching for Lost Stories Together

Inside every genealogist is a storyteller waiting to be set free When I first embarked on my family tree journey two years ago, I began with a faded Xeroxed copy of…
April 14, 2022
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Onboarding Improvements at Permanent.org

As of this month, when a new member joins Permanent, they are prompted to create their first archive or join an archive that they were invited to collaborate on by…
April 12, 2022
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The Photo Managers Conference 2022

Amberly Russell, Preservation Services Manager The Photo Managers Conference Speaker, Denver, 2022 I have the privilege of speaking at The Photo Managers Conference, which is happening in Denver, CO from…
March 10, 2022
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Welcome Amanda Meeks, Our New Community and Partnerships Manager

This is a co-authored piece by Robert Friedman, Executive Director, and Amanda Meeks, the new Community and Partnerships Manager at Permanent. Amanda’s goal is to foster lifelong relationships with our…
March 2, 2022
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FamilyHistory with Permanent.org Part 4 of 4: Caring for the Physical Documents

Now that the hard work of arranging, describing, and digitizing your collections is complete, it is time to think about the proper care for the physical items themselves. Digitizing is…
October 4, 2021

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