Preserving Family Photos – Keeping Images Safe

January 21, 2023 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Speaker: Roger Dudley

This presentation explains how different types of prints and negatives should be handled and stored. Tips on best practices for digital images are also covered.

Roger Dudley is a second generation native of Colorado. He has been tracking his family since 1974.

His great grandfather was given the honor of naming a community in eastern Colorado when a post office was established there. Despite its isolated location Karval is still an active post office and is the site of the Kravig family reunion every four years. He published a history of the Kravig family in 2011.

He’s a member of the Colorado Genealogical Society; two Norwegian lags (Numedal and Sigdal); the Sons of Norway; The Colorado Historical Society. He retired in 2019 as an archivist and reference librarian from the Denver Public Library in the Western History and Genealogy Department. Roger published a book to help genealogists with their research and provide historic context called In Their Time.

Roger has presented to the NGS Conference in the States and dozens of genealogical and community groups in Colorado and Wyoming