How to Live Forever Series

PART 4
HOW TO LIVE FOREVER: DEALING WITH ALL THOSE PICTURES AND DOCUMENTS

July 22, 2021

Robbie Terman, director of the Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives at the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit presents how to deal with all the photos and documents. With a master’s degree in Library and Information Science and Archival Administration, plus more than twelve years’ experience, Robbie is on a mission to ensure the past is not forgotten. Do you have a basement overflowing with boxes of family photos, old letters, children’s artwork and other assorted papers and documents? Have you spent years avoiding these boxes because you don’t know how to start organizing them? 

She shares tips and tricks to help make organizing your family’s historic documents and photographs a snap. She also shares techniques to easily arrange the contents of your collection and how to do it without feeling overwhelmed, what type of supplies to use and why, and where to store your finished product to increase its longevity. 

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PART 3
HOW TO LIVE FOREVER: HOW DO I MAKE IT SOUND THE WAY I WANT?

April 27, 2021

During this session (2nd part of the previous session), Education Committee Co-Chair, Ellen Kaner Bresnick presents ways in which we can draft, revise, and edit our writings.

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PART 2
HOW TO LIVE FOREVER: WRITING MY LEGACY AND FINDING MY VOICE

April 20, 2021

Education Committee Co-Chair, Ellen Kaner Bresnick presents varied ways in which we can make sense of our lives through the act of writing down our stories. At the same time, we learn how our life experiences can be unexpected and transformative as we experiment with different writing techniques that can help to enhance those legacy albums, scrapbooks, and other documents that we are leaving for those we love.

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PART 1
HOW TO LIVE FOREVER: SHARING YOUR STORY WITH FUTURE GENERATIONS

February 8, 2021

What happens when you look at family pictures or memorabilia?  What are the stories you remember?  And how many times have you promised yourself to share those memories with family members?  Cory Schneider, Women’s League Archives chair, presents tips and techniques and motivation to share who you are with future generations so that you will truly “live forever” in their minds and hearts.

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