Waterville Family Photographs at Colby College
Friday, March 3, 12-1:30pm, Special Collections, Miller Library, Colby College
Event to honor the Picher/LaVerdiere, Bernier/Small, and Miller/Levine families, who recently donated their family photograph collections to Colby, with presentations by Colby students and responses from family members. Followed by lunch in the Wormser Room.
Screening of The Home Road
Tuesday, April 4, 7pm, Railroad Square Cinema, 17 Railroad Square, Waterville, ME
Screening of the new documentary film, The Home Road, and discussion with director Tonya Shevenell about the role photography played in this migration story, followed by a reception. The film retraces the migration by foot that Shevenell’s Franco-American ancestor made between Canada and Maine; see http://www.thehomeroad.com.
A Waterville Community Event
Saturday, April 22, 12-4pm, Waterville Public Library, 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME
Bring your historical family photos to the library for digitization and share your migration stories. The afternoon will include free local music, food, workshops on preserving family photos, conversations with local historians, and demonstrations of early photographic processes.