THC Emergency Resources

From an emergency salvage checklist to a list of organizations to contact after a disaster, the Texas Historical Commission has a great selection of resources for Texas institutions and historical properties impacted by weather events.

https://www.thc.texas.gov/news-events/disaster-resources-historic-properties

Emergency Planning and Response, Texas Style

The Foundation for Advacement in Conservation (FAIC) is pleased to announce a free webinar, titled: “Emergency Planning and Response, Texas-Style,” on July 14 at 3:00 p.m. EDT (2:00 p.m. CST). Join us, as Olivia Primanis from the Texas Collections Emergency Resource Alliance (TX-CERA) and Lauren Hainley from the Houston Arts Alliance (HAA) discuss response efforts following Polar Vortex Uri, in February 2021.

Register here: https://learning.culturalheritage.org/products/emergency-planning-and-response-texas-style

Recovering Wet Photographs

Photographs are a treasured part of a family’s or institution’s collection, and water damage can have a devastating effect on them. The Galveston Historical Foundation produced this short video showing how to recover wet photographs. Preservation Australia presents this ten-minute video about how to salvage photographs from water damaged albums.

Recovering from a Disaster Part 1 Recording

Did you miss Part 1 of our two-part webinar series “Recovering from a Disaster: Procuring Insurance and Managing Risk Before a Disaster Occurs”? You can watch the recording here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/577742099056822019


You can also browse through this page for all of the Texas Historical Commission’s recent webinars: https://www.thc.texas.gov/preserve/projects-and-programs/museum-services/webinars


Don’t forget to register for Part 2 of the series “Recovering from a Disaster: Insurance Claims and Collections Recovery”: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6120854103677914637