Preserving Memories: Memory Albums
5/1/2007
Creative ways to save and share your family history.

Safe Keeping: Memory Albums


So you've decided it's time to organize and preserve your family photographs in an album. May be you'll even get ambitious by adding a copy of Grandma's birth certificate, your son's graduation program and an embellishment or two. Great! You know to choose an acid-free, lignin-free album and to avoid magnetic ones at all costs-but then you get to the craft store and the selection is, well, intimidatingly huge and varied.

Let us help: Our breakdown of the basic album types, along with their pros and cons and tips for using each, will help you pick out exactly what you need.