NHC in DPLA

NHC is very proud to partner with DPLA. Here is the press release sent out by the Minnesota Digital Library about Minnesota’s involvement in DPLA. You can see all of the Northfield images in DPLA here. Minnesota Digital Library announces tenfold increase in materials available through Digital Public Library of America The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), the nation’s premier online digital library, has collaborated with the Minnesota Digital Library (MDL) at the University of Minnesota to complete a tenfold increase in...

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Northfield History Collaborative to host digital archiving workshop

The Northfield History Collaborative (NHC) will host a Managing your Digital Collection workshop in Carleton College’s Weitz Center May 15, with registration starting at 8 a.m. Attendees should RSVP by contacting Kristin Glomstad (507-645-9268, glomstad@northfieldhistory.org) by May 13. As digital collections of photographs, papers, and other documents continue to grow in personal and professional collections, questions have arisen about long-term care — from optimizing organization to backing up your files, this workshop will have...

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NHC is hiring

The NHC is is hiring a new Project Coordinator.  You can see the job description here.

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Preserving your family’s history

Think about the stories of your parents, grandparents, or great grandparents that are now lost forever – their experiences living through world wars, the polio epidemic, or the Great Depression, or of immigrating to a strange new land.  We may have small snippets of our family’s history – a few snapshots of people and places we do not recognize, letters home from the war, a tattered hand-made quilt – but the personal stories behind them that bring history to life may be gone. The four-part series, Preserving Your Family’s Stories,...

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Photo Scanning Workshop

We are sponsoring a photo scanning workshop, come learn about the basic techniques of scanning photographs and then sharing them with your family and friends. The workshop will be held at the Northfield Public Library on Sat. April 28, 1-3 PM. Bring your photos and we’ll scan as many as time allows. The event is free but registration is required and will be limited to 30 people. Call the library reference desk at 645-1802 by Wed. April...

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