Please join NARA for a fascinating program at the National Archives about preserving and providing access to a cache of water-damaged, historical books and documents discovered in Saddam Hussein’s intelligence headquarters in 2003. Hear and talk with the preservation and digitization staff carrying out the project.
Preserving the Iraqi Jewish Archive
Behind the Scenes with the Preservation & Access Team
The National Archives and Records Administration
William G. McGowan Theater
Tuesday, December 17th: 11am-1pm
Hear from conservators and digital imaging specialists about the treatments and efforts done to stabilize and digitize the materials.
Learn about the recovery of the material, the history of the project, and find out about other documents and books not seen in the exhibit.
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