January 14, 2008

How to Organize Photos: Warning! This Advice May Shock You



Contrary to popular belief,


archivists do not keep everything
.

Whaaat? An archivist?

Throwing things out?!

Yep.

Ya heard me.

I spent more time learning the art of archival appraisal than any other skill while in grad school. And by appraisal, I mean deciding what to keep and what to toss -- based on what items have enduring value.


But aren't archivists the keepers of our shared history?


Yes, but...


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