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February 24, 2015

(Kodak Alaris) University of Rochester River Campus Libraries purchased a large collection of correspondence between American women’s suffrage leader Susan B. Anthony and her close friend and colleague, Rachel Foster Avery. Any time curators receive a collection of fragile, handwritten letters, one of their greatest challenges is to preserve the delicate materials so they can digitize the contents and make them accessible to others. These materials were digitized with the KODAK Picture Saver Scanning System PS50.

November 10, 2014

(Kodak Alaris) Kodak Alaris, working with the Democrat and Chronicle, a Gannett newspaper in Rochester, N.Y., is helping to reunite Korean War veterans and their families with more than 150 recently discovered historical photographs. The 8” x 10” glossy, black and white photographs, found by the daughter of a veteran, were taken by the Department of Defense in June, July and August of 1950. The photos were given to Betty Perkins-Carpenter, a Korean War veteran and member of the Monroe County Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association with the hopes of tracking down the subjects.

October 4, 2014

(Kodak Alaris) Kodak Alaris announces the free availability of Macintosh drivers for thirteen of its high-performance document and photo scanners, which broadens platform support for customers using MAC computers within their organizations. With the free download, a wide range of Kodak Alaris’ feature-rich document imaging scanners are now compatible with APPLE’S OS X operating system as well as Microsoft Windows and Linux.

September 16, 2014

(Kodak Alaris) Every year there are more than 550 natural disasters throughout the world. For victims of fire, flood, tornadoes and other catastrophes, photos are among the most valuable possessions lost. To help individuals, families and communities prepare, before disaster strikes, the Save Your Photos Alliance is hosting its first annual “Save Your Photos Day” on Saturday, September 27.

September 3, 2014

(Kodak Alaris) Fascination with tracing family histories shows no signs of slowing down, which means tools that simplify and enhance the process are increasingly in demand. For example, popular genealogy research company, Ancestry.com, has grown to approximately 2.7 million subscribers. Resources such as FamilySearch, a service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, feature a massive global collection of freely accessible genealogical records, photos, and stories. FamilySearch also hosts a physical library at its headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah and has more than 4,700 family history centers in 125 countries around the world.

June 26, 2014

(Kodak Alaris) Kodak Alaris will be showing the new MAC capability at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference

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