In Appreciation of Letters: Their Historic and Personal Value

November 2, 2022

Whether you are a historian, genealogist or simply interested in the learning more about how people in the past experienced their daily lives, personal correspondence can provide a wealth of information! Join Smithsonian curators Lynn Heidelbaugh and Thomas J. Paone, co-authors of Between Home and the Front: Civil War Letters of the Walters Family, as they discuss the fascinating details of 1860s America found in the National Postal Museum's collection. To help save vintage letters in your possession, creator and curator of Flea Market Love Letters, Liz Macguire, will guide participants through her tips and techniques of storing and handling fragile papers. For


The Genealogy Show, UK

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