Preserving War Letters: Touchstones of Time

Upcoming Event

June
4
Preserving War Letters (and Other Family Missives): Touchstones of Time
Greenwood Public Library

Speaker: Nancy Lynch

Letters from any war constitute primary source material, first-hand accounts from the battlefield, and provide a unique window on that conflict. Preserving this priceless correspondence as social history for future generations is critical. Learn how—and how not—to safeguard letters from our Delaware troops at war in this lively, interactive program by award-winning journalist Nancy E. Lynch who received nearly 1,000 letters from the frontlines of the Vietnam War for her popular newspaper column.