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HistoryCrafters Handouts

  • BookBinding
  • Personal History Options (link to download)


Conservation & Preservation

Archival Supplies

Personal & Family History

This is only a small selection of books on this topic, available online and at local booksellers.

  • Breathe Life Into Your Story: How to Write a Story People Will WANT to Read, by Dawn & Morris Thurston
  • The Legacy Guide: Capturing the Facts, Memories, and Meaning of Your Life, by Carol Franco & Kent Lineback
  • Remembering: Life Story Triggers & Memory Essays, by Hella Buchheim
  • Writing Family Histories & Memoirs, by Kirk Polking
  • How to Write Your Own Life Story, by Lois Daniel 

History Crafters' passion is to preserve people's life stories, through interviews, photographs, research, and documentation of personal items, heirlooms, and collectables.