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Portrait of Captain Edward Camden: Volusia County, Florida, April 1917. "He put on his Civil War veteran's uniform and tried to register for the draft on the first day of World War I."

Cathy Wright, curator at the Museum of the Confederacy opens an original battle flag belonging to the 3rd Virginia Infantry in the flag room, which houses hundreds of original civil war battle flags in Richmond, Virginia.

Siri Rustebakke, center, sits in front of a house with her daughters and daughter-in-law and four spinning wheels, 1873.

Film preservationist Kelly Kreft dons protective gear before opening a canister suspected of containing nitrate film. Learn more about the Missouri History Museum's work to preserve the historical films in its archives: historyhappensher....

Return of the Mona Lisa at the end of World War Two. --- On the eve of war, curators at the Louvre swathed the museum's most priceless painting in layers of waterproof paper, boxed it up and spirited it to the French countryside for safekeeping. The painting was moved another five times during the war before she was safely returned to the Louvre after the Liberation.

Our collections manager adds protective mylar between Kermit's fabric and his pedestal. He is moving from a case in a section of "American Stories" to the front case while the Ruby Slippers are on loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Love the atmosphere in this one! Woman and girl preparing goose, 1915 by OSU Special Collections & Archives, via Flickr

Preserving and Protecting old photographs from the American Museum of Photography Conservation et protection des photographies.