Assess Collections Statewide
Determine composition of contents of individual Museum / Historical Association collections.
Rank collections smallest to largest by item categories.
Prioritize collections by fragility and ease of implementation, and select initial candidates.
Meet With Museum / Association Directors / Staff
Pitch project to initial candidates. (Note: Initial meetings with museum / association directors / staff may take place informally as part of personal visits pursuant to collections assessment).
Train volunteer organizations in Local History Project collections management methodology and provide archiving supplies.
Training II / Digitization
Train volunteer organizations in computer tasks necessary to digitize and maintain collections; digitize collections.