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January 24, 2017 > Museum seeks donations for large format scanner

Museum seeks donations for large format scanner

Submitted By the Washington Township Museum of Local History

Last August, wishing to participate and contribute to local history, the Tri-City Health Center made a very generous donation of $5,000 to the Washington Township Museum of Local History (WTMLH). The funds went toward the purchase of a large format high resolution scanner. This needed piece of equipment is now set up and beginning to play a key role in archival work to digitize museum collections - especially large, local newspapers!

Run by volunteers, the WTMLH relies on contributions to maintain its important work in the Tri-City Community. Unfortunately, the price tag on the scanner was $1,700 over the donation received from the health center, thus leaving a gap in funding. The museum covered the expense temporarily, but is looking to recover the money through donations.

Can you spare any amount toward this $1,700 need? If so, please contact the museum by phone at (510) 623-7907, by email at collections@museumoflocalhistory.org, or in person at 190 Anza Street in Fremont. All donations are 100 percent tax deductible. Thank you!

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