Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Operation Photo Rescue will be coming to the Theodore John Library on November 22-23. Please see the contact information below. Photos Courtesy of the The Enterprise Beaumont, TX. Photographers: Ryan Welch and Kim Brent (thumbnail). Flyer: Victoria Walters Send to Facebook

Tropical Storm Karen threatens flooding in Puerto Rico. This comes after Hurricane Maria in September of 2017. While they dodged the bullet with Hurricane Dorian, the Grand Bahama Island was flooded with 20 feet of water over 40 hours. Flooding also happened along the eastern coast of the US and recently Hurricane Imelda dumped 40 […]

  As the holidays approach and we are seeing 2018 in our rear-view mirror; it becomes a time for reflection and appreciation for all that has been accomplished. We started with a backlog of over 2,000 photos from the Baton Rouge and the Houston copy run. We are now close to completing by the beginning […]

Beverly DeJarnett sorts through her damaged photos as volunteer Kathy Washburn looks on. Matthew Nothelfer, videographer for Path 88 Productions, covering the copy run as part of a documentary on scrapbooking and the connection photos hold. Photo: Margie Hayes Back in September I received an email from David Bush, Executive Director of Preservation Houston, wanting […]

It seems like yesterday, but our last copy run was held in April of this year at the East Baton Rouge Parish Library in Baton Rouge, LA. Thanks to Melissa Easton, Archivist/Librarian, the run was a huge success. We had such a large turnout bring in over 2,000 photos. With only four regular OPR volunteers […]