Digital Photo Preservation from LOC

Digital photographs are great! Using a point and shoot camera, or a fancy DSLR camera, allows you to take hundreds of pictures at a time - allowing you more opportunities to capture people and events, than with a traditional film camera.

Here are some tips from the Library of Congress for how to preserve the digital files of your photographs. Enjoy!

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HCC & Hays-Heighe to host Civil War book discussion

Our college has been mentioned in The Washington Post in regard to the ALA/NEH grant we received to host a book discussion on the Civil War.

Interested in participating? Contact the House to sign up!

Fall Open House

Open House
October 21, 4-7 p.m.

Enjoy fall decorations and light refreshments and harvest history. As night approaches, hear spooky tales and haunted history! 

Free and open to the public.    

African foodways and heritage garden talk

October 19, 11:30 a.m.
 Student Center 243
 Culinary historian and author Michael Twitty will present his research on three centuries of African foodways, tracing its origins from Africa to the Caribbean to the Chesapeake region. Mr. Twitty will illustrate his talk with vegetables and herbs from the African-American Heritage Display Garden growing between the Library and the Hays-Heighe House.
Sponsored by the Maryland Humanities Council.
Light refreshments will be served.
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.