The Douglas County Historical Society is proud to offer two, one-day classes this July on photo preservation and genealogy.  Ever wonder about the proper way to care for your treasured family photos?  Or, have you been curious about your family’s history here in Doulgas County?  If you have, these classes are for you!

Class One, Preserving Your Treasured Family Photographs, will be offered on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 from 10am to 12pm.   Topics discussed will include: history and identification of different eras of photography, what deteriorates photos, proper care and handling, and preservation and digitization techniques.

Class Two, Researching Your Douglas County Ancestors, will be offered on Thursday, July 12, 2012 from 10am to 12pm.  This seminar will cover the basics of genealogy and family research and will cover how to use the Douglas County Historical Society’s Library and Archive Center.

Both classes will be held at the General Crook House Museum Education Room; the Museum is located just off of 32nd and Sorensen Parkway on Metropolitan Community College’s Fort Omaha Campus.  Cost for each class is $10 for Members or $15 for Non-Members.

Registration is required by Friday, July 6, 2012 and may be made by calling (402) 455-9990, or emailing Additional information about The Douglas County Historical Society, please visit them online at