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Albert R. Stone - Saving the Negatives and The Family Lineage


Albert R. Stone - Saving the Negatives and The Family Lineage

Albert R. Stone: Saving the Negatives, The Stone Family Lineage and ROC Archive
Presented by Glenn Galbraith

Glenn Galbraith will discuss the works of his great-great grandfather, Albert Roland Stone, Rochester’s first newspaper staff photographer. He will also relay Albert’s message to his granddaughter, Helen, to save the images and discuss the inspiration behind ROC Archive’s mission statement to preserve image media. ROC Archive is a regional archive dedicated to the collection, preservation and accessibility of the region's audiovisual media as an artistic and historical record of our culture and heritage. The region includes New York State, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The archive focuses on newsreels, home movies, audio recordings, video recordings and all other audiovisual tools and media, digital and analog, created to capture a region’s culture.

Glenn Galbraith holds a Certificate in Film and Media Preservation from the L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation at the George Eastman Museum and a B.S. in Photography/Gallery Management from The College at Brockport, State University of New York. He completed his internship in the Schuyler C. Townson Research Library at the Rochester Museum and Science Center working with the Albert R. Stone Negative Collection. In addition to his current work at the Livonia Area Preservation & Historical Society he is Curator of the Stone Family Collection; consisting of glass plate negatives, photo prints, books, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings and other artifacts related to his photographic lineage; he is the great-great-grandson of Albert R. Stone. Glenn is an avid audiovisual media collector and the founder of ROC Archive initiative, a multi-state audiovisual regional archive and has been in media production since 1995.

This program is sponsored by the Fairport Public Library, and reservations are required. Please call 223-9091 or visit www.FairportLibrary.org for reservation details. Reservation will begin in December.

This event is free and is open to the public.

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