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Opportunities with Shirley Historical Society

Location: Shirley, MA 01464
The Historical Society has been given many papers, books, photos, and objects. Each gift needs to be described and accessioned. This means filling out a sheet of information about the object and then putting the object in an appropriate storage location.Some folks prefer working with tools vs clothes, or personal photos vs news clippings and organization files. We will find your area of interest and as more
Location: Shirley, MA 01464
The Museum has a collection of newspapers spanning 30 years. These papers give some of the 20th and 21st century history of our town. We need volunteers to go through these regional papers and cut out articles that pertain to Shirley. These need to be placed in chronological order in a scrapbook. The same, or another volunteer will create an index for that year of the news articles. The Museum is open more
Location: Shirley, MA 01464
Researching family, building, and organization history is fascinating, but it is also less frustrating when available information is well organized. The museum has information which could be typed into searchable spreadsheets. We have the computer station and a pleasant working atmosphere. more