Resources For Recovering Family Treasures After Hurricane Florence

As we recover from the impact of Hurricane Florence you may find that you have heirlooms or family treasures that have been damaged by water or mold. These resources may help you mitigate damage. Significant damage by either water or mold should be treated by a trained conservator. Links from the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office and the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works can help guide you to a conservator. 

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Phrenology Bust ca. 1890

Phrenology is the nineteenth century practice of studying the shape of the skull in order to predict the character and personality of a person. Students of phrenology used a bust such as this one in the museum's collection to learn the different shapes of the human head and what mental faculties they were linked to. 

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