Interview with Margaret Breidenbaugh, LSTA grant funded cataloger

Cincinnati Museum Center’s Cincinnati History Library and Archives was awarded a State Library of Ohio Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Grant of $4,999 for the project, “Cataloging the World War 1 Servicemen Portrait Collection”. The following is an interview with Margaret Breidenbaugh, LSTA grant funded cataloger. Margaret, can you tell us a little about yourself? I hail from Chillicothe, which was Ohio’s first (and third!) state capital. I have a BA in Music from Capital University, where I received training in composition and vocal performance. Seven years ago, I moved to Cincinnati to teach voice lessons at Cincinnati Music Academy in Silverton. I absolutely love teaching, but I’m never satisfied wearing just one hat. About two years into living here, I heard about a volunteer opportunity at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) translating German-language manuscript collections. Although I had no formal training, I dug […]

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