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Guttenberg's Pearl Button Industry Document & Photo Scanning Day

In a cooperative project, the Guttenberg Library and the Clayton County Genealogical Society are working together to place historic photos and documents on the Iowa Heritage Digital Collection website. If people have old pictures and documents from the pearl button factories in town, please bring them to the library on Thursday, September 6 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. to be scanned.
When Sep 06, 2018
from 01:30 PM to 03:00 PM
Contact Name
Contact Phone 563-252-3108
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A representative of the Genealogical Society and a Guttenberg Library staff member will be available to scan the items.  A contract will need to be signed, giving permission for the scanned items to be published online. Additional information about the photos or documents is important to record:

Dates and names of people in the photographs

Who took the picture?

Where was it was taken?

Any personal stories about the button industry which are typed out or written out may also be scanned.

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.