Thursday, December 2nd, 2021

Operation Photo Rescue (OPR) has been inactive since the Pandemic and at one point there were discussions on whether to fold. It wasn’t like there wasn’t plenty of disasters where help was needed. Covid and its variant posed problems we couldn’t workaround. And then OPR received an email from Gerald Herbert, Associated Press Photographer, asking […]

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 […]