Explosive Films

Chances are, you may not recognize the objects in the photograph below. It's highly unlikely that you know the story behind them, either. But I can almost guarantee that you will never forget either the images or the story after you read the next few paragraphs.

I've worked at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum for about . . . → Read More: Explosive Films

Museums, Libraries, and Air Conditioning

Have you ever smelled a strange musty smell after walking into a library filled with old books? That may be the smell of decay. Over time, paper can fall apart under attack by fungus, mold, and chemical breakdown, not to mention insects and other destructive creatures. Many three-dimensional museum objects face the same or similar enemies. . . . → Read More: Museums, Libraries, and Air Conditioning