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Maine Genealogical Society Spring Workshop with Maureen Taylor, “The Photo Detective”

05 Apr 2014 2:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

For Immediate Release

 

March 18, 2014

 

Contact: Elizabeth Nash, Marketing & Event Manager, Maine Historical Society, 207-774-1822 ext 206, enash@mainehistory.org

 

Maine Genealogical Society Spring Workshop with Maureen Taylor, “The Photo Detective”

 

Portland, ME – Maine Historical Society (MHS) and the Maine Genealogical Society team up on Saturday, April 5, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm for a spring workshop in Augusta.  Keynote speaker Maureen Taylor, the “Photo Detective” (www.maureentaylor.com), present on topics relating to historic photo analysis.

 

Sessions include Identifying and Dating Family Photographs, Preserving Family Photographs – 1839 to Present, Hair-steria: Celebrities and Their Historical Look-Alikes, and The Last Muster: Photographs and Stories from the American Revolution. The Dating and Preserving sessions include a special focus on Civil War photography.

Workshop Location: Augusta Elks Club, 397 Civiv Center Drive, Augusta. Registration is required. Cost: $40 MGS/MHS members; $50 non-members. Includes lunch. To register:
http://conference.maineroots.org/.

 

Maine Historical Society

489 Congress Street

Portland, ME 04101

www.mainehistory.org

207-774-1822

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