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“Seaside Heights, NJ, Jan 30, 2013–Damage from Hurricane Sandy in this ocean side community was severe. These homes will be torn down in the coming weeks.” Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA Thumbnail photo on homepage–The iconic roller coaster at Seaside Height boardwalk for over 70 years. Photo by Steven Zumwalt/FEMA Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) will be […]

Memories of a lifetime hit by Hurricane Sandy. The New York copy run was not only a success, but probably one of the most unique copy runs that Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) has ever had.  Katrin Eismann,  well known author and head at School of Visual Arts (SVA) and Ken Allen of Ken Allen Studios […]

    We are excited to announce that OPR will be teaming up author, teacher, and photographer Katrin Eismann and Ken Allen of “Ken Allen Studios, L.L.C.a dedicated digital studio that offers archival digitization of collections, exhibit prints and exhibition display printing, and consultation.   Many of us learned how to restore from Katrin’s book […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   EL DORADO, KS – January 15, 2013 – Operation Photo Rescue (OPR), a U.S. not-for-profit organization comprised of a worldwide network of volunteers will be in New York City on February 2nd and 3rd to digitally copy photos for anyone whose pictures were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Hosted by the School […]

  Hi Everyone, “As this year comes to a close, I’d like to thank all of you and wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Somewhere in the commercialization of the holidays, the true spirit of giving gets lost. Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) is giving the best gift of all—memories restored.” I […]

Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) is making plans to travel to Hummelstown,PA in the spring of 2012 to help residents whose photos were damaged by Tropical Storm Lee in September of last year. Anyone in the surrounding area with damaged photos is encouraged to bring them to the William H & Marian C Alexander Family Library […]

After saving your loved ones, of course, what one material item would you grab if your home was being destroyed and you had to run for your life? As a child, I would have known the answer to that question and would never have had to think twice.The answer to what I would grab would […]

Stark County Ohio gets mini Copy Run from OPR Volunteers Pat and Mike Sluder   On July 19, 2011 Stark County Ohio received five inches of rain. As a result, homes were flooded with up to four feet of water in the basements. It was a record-setting deluge that stranded motorists and forced homes to be […]

Joplin MO, June 4, 2011–The EF-5 tornado on May 22, tore a path through Joplin seven miles long and half a mile wide. FEMA is in the city to provide assistance to the disaster survivors. FEMA Photographers: Jace Anderson (front) and Steve Zumwalt.   Operation Photo Rescue is planning a copy run to Joplin, MO October […]