Listen: Preservation Expert Offers Advice on Saving Flood-Damaged Heirlooms

March 22, 2019, 6:45 a.m. ·

Flooded home in Peru, Nebraska. (Photo by Fred Knapp, NET News)

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Many Nebraskans are still assessing flood damage and part of that process will be to go through family pictures and other heirlooms, things like books and old clothing, soaked by flood water. NET’s Jack Williams spoke with Randy Silverman, the head of preservation at the Marriott Library at the University of Utah, about how Nebraska families can minimize damage to important mementoes of their past. Silverman talked to us from his office in Salt Lake City.